remineralization


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remineralization

 [re-min″er-al-ĭ-za´shun]
restoration of mineral elements, as of calcium salts to bones or teeth.

re·min·er·al·i·za·tion

(rē-min'ĕr-ăl-i-zā'shŭn),
1. The return to the body or a local area of necessary mineral constituents lost through disease or dietary deficiencies; commonly used in referring to the content of calcium salts in bone.
2. In dentistry, a process enhanced by the presence of fluoride whereby partially decalcified enamel, dentin, and cementum become recalcified by mineral replacement.

remineralization

/re·min·er·al·i·za·tion/ (re-min″er-al-ĭ-za´shun) restoration of mineral elements, as of calcium salts to bone.

re·min·er·al·i·za·tion

(rē-min'ĕr-ăl-ī-zā'shŭn)
1. The return to the body or a local area of necessary mineral constituents lost through disease or dietary deficiencies; commonly used in referring to the content of calcium salts in bone.
2. dentistry A process enhanced by the presence of fluoride whereby partially decalcified enamel, dentin, and cementum become recalcified by mineral replacement.

remineralization

restoration of mineral content of bone, following depletion by e.g. dietary deficiency, metabolic bone disease, inflammation, infection or disuse

re·min·er·al·i·za·tion

(rē-min'ĕr-ăl-ī-zā'shŭn)
1. In dentistry, process enhanced by presence of fluoride whereby partially decalcified enamel, dentin, and cementum become recalcified by mineral replacement.
2. Return to body or area of necessary mineral constituents lost through disease or dietary deficiencies.

remineralization (rē´min´ərəlizā´-shən),

n the reintroduction of complex mineral salts into bone, enamel, dentin, or cementum.

remineralization

restoration of mineral elements, as of calcium salts to bone.
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