[ 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.
CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!
How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
Question 1 of 10
In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.
OTHER WORDS FROM decalcificationnon·de·cal·ci·fi·ca·tion, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for decalcification
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