pertaining to or containing lime or calcium.

Origin of calcic

First recorded in 1870–75; calc- + -ic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for calcic



of, containing, or concerned with lime or calcium

Word Origin for calcic

C19: from Latin calx lime
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Medicine definitions for calcic




Composed of, containing, derived from, or relating to calcium or lime.
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