mineralization

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mineralization

 [min″er-al-ĭ-za´shun]
the addition of mineral matter to the body.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

min·er·al·i·za·tion

(min'ĕr-ăl-i-zā'shŭn),
The introduction of minerals into a structure, as in the normal mineralization of bones and teeth or the pathologic mineralization of tissues, that is, dystrophic or metastatic calcification.
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min·er·al·i·za·tion

(minĕr-ăl-ī-zāshŭn)
Introduction of minerals into a structure, as in the normal mineralization of bones and teeth or pathologic mineralization of tissues.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

mineralization

the conversion of organic matter to inorganic matter.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Mineralization

The process by which the body uses minerals to build bone structure.
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Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

min·er·al·i·za·tion

(minĕr-ăl-ī-zāshŭn)
The introduction of minerals into a structure, as in the normal mineralization of bones and teeth or the pathologic mineralization of tissues.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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