demineralization

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Etymology[edit]

de- +‎ mineralization

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪˌmɪnəɹəlaɪˈzeɪʃən/

Noun[edit]

demineralization (countable and uncountable, plural demineralizations)

  1. (chemistry) The chemical engineering process in which mineral salts are removed from a liquid.
  2. (medicine) The loss of minerals, especially those of calcium, from bone.

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