[ dee-kal-suh-fi-key-shuh n ]
/ diˌkæl sə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən /


the act or process of decalcifying.
the loss of calcium or calcium compounds, as from bone or soil.

Origin of decalcification

First recorded in 1855–60; decalci(fy) + -fication

Related forms

non·de·cal·ci·fi·ca·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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