a combining form of calcium, used with the meaning “calcium salt” or “calcite” in the formation of compound words: calciferous.
Also, especially before a vowel, calc-.

< Latin calc- (stem of calx lime; see chalk) + -i- Unabridged
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calci- or (before a vowel) calc-
combining form
indicating lime or calcium: calcify
[from Latin calx, calc- limestone]
calc- or (before a vowel) calc-
combining form
[from Latin calx, calc- limestone]

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