macroelements

mac·ro·ele·ments

(mak'rō-el'ĕ-ments),
Inorganic nutrients needed in relatively high daily amounts (that is, more than 100 mg per day), for example, calcium, phosphorus, sodium.
Synonym(s): macrominerals
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mac·ro·ele·ments

(mak'rō-el'ĕ-mĕnts)
Inorganic nutrients needed in relatively high daily amounts (i.e., more than 100 mg per day) (e.g., calcium, phosphorus, sodium).
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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And scientists agree that vegetables and fruits containing micro and macroelements, vitamins, complex sugars and vegetable fats should be consumed at least five times a day.
The rooting of Pinus pinea was also dependent on the concentration of macroelements and on modifications to the medium (1/2 LP) (AITKEN-CHRISTIE et al., 1985), and normal roots were observed in up to 68% of the explants (ALONSO et al., 2006).
It consists of proteins, such as many enzymes (Acid phosphatase, alanine transaminase, alkaline phosphatase, aspartate transaminase), lipids, macroelements [Sodium (Na+), Potassium (K+), Calcium (Ca2+), Magnesium (Mg2+), Phosphate (P) and Chloride (Cl)] and microelements [Copper (Cu), Iron (Fe) and Zinc (Zn)] (2).
In fact, milk is considered as an ideal source of macroelements such as calcium, phosphorus, and potassium [1].
The correlation analysis of the soil chemical parameters indicated that significant differences existed between the macroelements (phosphorus, aluminium, calcium, and nitrate) and humidity evaluated in this study.
ponderosa fruiting bodies showed higher mineral content in macroelements calcium (Ca), magnesium (Mg), sodium (Na), potassium (K), phosphorus (P), and microelements aluminium (Al), copper (Cu), and iron (Fe) (Tables 3 and 4).
Kokoska, "Determination of certain micro and macroelements in plant stimulants and their infusions," Food Chemistry, vol.
Consequently, microminerals are needed in less amount than macroelements such as K, Na, Ca, P, and Mg [2].