Decalcifying
Decalcify De*cal"ci*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Decalcified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Decalcifying}.] To deprive of calcareous matter; thus, to decalcify bones is to remove the stony part, and leave only the gelatin.

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Decalcified — Decalcify De*cal ci*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Decalcified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Decalcifying}.] To deprive of calcareous matter; thus, to decalcify bones is to remove the stony part, and leave only the gelatin …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Decalcify — De*cal ci*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Decalcified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Decalcifying}.] To deprive of calcareous matter; thus, to decalcify bones is to remove the stony part, and leave only the gelatin …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • decalcification — /dee kal seuh fi kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of decalcifying. 2. the loss of calcium or calcium compounds, as from bone or soil. [1855 60; DECALCI(FY) + FICATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • decalcify — decalcifier, n. /dee kal seuh fuy /, v., decalcified, decalcifying. v.t. 1. to deprive of lime or calcareous matter, as a bone. v.i. 2. to become decalcified. [1840 50; DE + CALCIFY] * * * …   Universalium

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