decalcification

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decalcification

[dē‚kal·sə·fə′kā·shən]
(chemistry)
Loss or removal of calcium or calcium compounds from a calcified material such as bone or soil.
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Rutherford's narrative techniques do not allow readers the opportunity to experience the perceptual disorder (or middle passage) necessary to decalcify perception.
Even before menopause, however, bones begin to decalcify, and the process accelerates at menopause.
Contract notice: Work to decalcify and remove asbestos from Unit 1 of the Cordemais Production Unit.