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calci-

, calc-, calco- [L. calx, stem calc-, lime, limestone, quicklime]
Prefixes meaning calcium, calcite or calcium salt.
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He says you'd need to take more than 40,000 IU-67 to 100 times recommended in- takes-to induce the high blood calci- um seen with vitamin D toxicity.
Last month's issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association reported that women who eat out more than five times a week consume more calories, fat and sodium (though not more calci- um and fiber) than women who eat out less.
Milk is rich in both minerals, not to mention calci- um (and vitamin D in fortified milk).