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demineralisation

Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of demineralization.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the removal of minerals and mineral salts from a liquid (especially from water)
  • n. abnormal loss of mineral salts (especially from bone)

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Examples

  • Once the bacteria stick to the enamel, they trigger a process called demineralisation - they turn sugar in the diet into a harmful acid that starts to create holes in the teeth.

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  • Once it sticks to the enamel, the organism triggers a process called demineralisation, where acid starts to punch holes in the teeth.

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  • ‘We are consuming more soft drinks than ever before and a number of health issues have already been identified including tooth problems, bone demineralisation and the development of metabolic syndrome and diabetes,’ said Dr Moses Elisaf, from the University of Ioannina in Greece, who led an academic review of the issue.

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  • Just two of these properties are, 1. that it helps to prevent ferropenic anaemia (iron deficiency) and 2. that it helps to prevent bone demineralisation (softening of the bones).

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  • In prolonged diabetic foot problems there is an increased blood flow to the lower limbs, due to autonomic neuropathy, which causes demineralisation of the bones.

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  • The water treatment plant consists of a pre-treatment and demineralisation facility as well as a Condensate Polishing Plant (CPP).

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  • - All industries: treatment of washing and degreasing water (parts, vehicles, aircraft ...), effluents from fire exercises, reverse osmosis (demineralisation).

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