hypomineralization

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hypo- +‎ mineralization

Noun[edit]

hypomineralization (uncountable)

  1. Insufficient mineralization
    • 2015 August 21, Svetlana V. Komarova et al., “Mathematical model for bone mineralization”, in Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology[1], volume 3, DOI:10.3389/fcell.2015.00051:
      To compare the model predictions to the phenotype of bone disorders known to result in abnormal mineralization, we examined hypomineralization in osteomalacia and hypermineralization in osteogenesis imperfecta.