biomineralization

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biomineralization

[‚bī·ō‚min·rəl·ə′zā·shən]
(physiology)
A mineralization process carried out within a living organism, such as formation of bone in vertebrates.
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Researchers also revealed that the development of hard biological structures through a process called biomineralisation sparked a dramatic increase in the biodiversity of marine ecosystems.
The remainder of the book treats niche topics such as biomineralisation and the role of metals in healthy vs.
Biomineralisation of azo dyes and their breakdown products in anaerobic-aerobic hybrid reactor, Water Science and Technology 41(12): 23-30.