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calci-

1.
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-

combining form
1.
indicating lime or calcium calcify
Word Origin
from Latin calx, calc- limestone
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