decalcify decalcify

Definition(s):

  1. (v) lose calcium or calcium compounds
  2. (v) remove calcium or lime from

Usage(s):

  • The muscles, no longer required to work against gravity, weaken dangerously, and at the same time bones begin to decalcify.

Quotes

  • "It went black," said Townsend. "So the surgeon had to take it out and start again. The team also had to decalcify my veins, which were blocked by the thick blood that comes with kidney failure."
    on Dec 26, 2009 By: Sue Townsend Source: Times Online

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/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /