calci

calci-

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-.


Origin:
< Latin calc- (stem of calx lime; see chalk) + -i-

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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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