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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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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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Colman BP, Schimel JP (2013) Drivers of microbial respiration and net N mineralization at the continental scale.
Organic matter mineralization was influenced by soil type, the sandy soil favoured more the N and C mineralization processes than the clayey loam and loam soils (Khalil et al., 2001).
Four of nine holes intersected mineralized intervals grading greater than 0.5 g/t Au located with broad intervals of lower-grade gold mineralization. In the Central area, gold mineralization was discovered at depth returning 2.11 g/t Au over 5.0 m and 1.98 g/t Au over 3.0 m.
It is one of the largest and better grade new rare earth discoveries of recent years, with mineralization from surface and extending over a large area.
During the second half of the year, US Gold will look to identify additional near surface areas containing lower grade mineralization that may be amenable to heap leach recovery.
On their Allerston property, a number of new zones of gold mineralization have also been intersected.
Low bone turnover typically permits prolonged secondary mineralization in many bone pockets, resulting in higher mineral content.
Even after that period, mineralization showed only on the eggs' outer surfaces, not within them.