[ dee-kal-suh-fi-key-shuhn ]
/ diˌkæl sə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən /
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the act or process of decalcifying.
the loss of calcium or calcium compounds, as from bone or soil.
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B, Single zooid with the adjacent soft tissues as seen after removal of the skeleton by decalcification.
It consists in the decalcification of mature bone, with the advancing diminution of the compact portion of bone by absorption.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle|U.S. Department of Agriculture