DECALCIFICATION

decalcification

(noun) loss of calcium from bones or teeth

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

decalcification (countable and uncountable, plural decalcifications)

The loss of calcium, as from the soil or from teeth or bones.

Source: Wiktionary


De*cal`ci*fi*ca"tion, n.

Definition: The removal of calcareous matter.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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Word of the Day

8 February 2023

DEVOLVE

(verb) pass on or delegate to another; “The representative devolved his duties to his aides while he was in the hospital”


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Coffee Trivia

Decaffeinated coffee is not caffeine-free. Studies from the National Institute of Health (US) have shown that virtually all decaf coffee types contain caffeine. A 236-ml (8-oz) cup of decaf coffee contains up to 7 mg of caffeine, whereas a regular cup provided 70-140 mg.

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