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remineralize

[ ree-min-er-uh-lahyz, ‐min-ruh‐ ]
/ riˈmɪn ər əˌlaɪz, ‐ˈmɪn rə‐ /
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verb (used with object), re·min·er·al·ized, re·min·er·al·iz·ing.
to restore minerals, as calcium salts, to (parts of the body, especially bones or teeth): These injections should help remineralize your bones.
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Also especially British, re·min·er·al·ise .

Origin of remineralize

First recorded in 1860–65; re- + mineralize

OTHER WORDS FROM remineralize

re·min·er·al·i·za·tion, nounre·min·er·al·iz·er, noun
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