decalcification decalcification

Definition(s):

  • (n) loss of calcium from bones or teeth

Usage(s):

  1. Besides checking for dehydration, shifts in blood volume and possible decalcification of the bones, he is particularly concerned about the problem of orthostatic hypotension .
  2. Is monitoring bone decalcification the reason we ventured into the cosmos in the first place? We went up in the first place for Edmund Hillary's reason: because it is there.
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