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DEMINERALIZATION

 Dictionary entry overview: What does demineralization mean? 

DEMINERALIZATION (noun)
  The noun DEMINERALIZATION has 2 senses:

1. abnormal loss of mineral salts (especially from bone)
2. the removal of minerals and mineral salts from a liquid (especially from water)

  Familiarity information: DEMINERALIZATION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DEMINERALIZATION (noun)


Sense 1demineralization [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Abnormal loss of mineral salts (especially from bone)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

demineralisation; demineralization

Hypernyms ("demineralization" is a kind of...):

pathology (any deviation from a healthy or normal condition)

Holonyms ("demineralization" is a part of...):

osteomalacia (abnormal softening of bones caused by deficiencies of phosphorus or calcium or vitamin D)


Sense 2demineralization [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The removal of minerals and mineral salts from a liquid (especially from water)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural processes

Synonyms:

demineralisation; demineralization

Hypernyms ("demineralization" is a kind of...):

chemical action; chemical change; chemical process ((chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved)


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