calcium

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green mineral of the amphibole group; calcium magnesium iron silicate actinolite
any of the bivalent metals of group II of the periodic table (calcium or strontium or barium or magnesium or beryllium) alkaline-earth metal , alkaline earth
group of minerals with similar crystal structures containing a silicate chain and combinations of chiefly sodium and calcium and magnesium and iron and aluminum amphibole group
garnet consisting of calcium iron silicate and having any color ranging from yellow and green to brown and black; used as gemstone andradite
common complex mineral consisting of calcium fluoride phosphate or calcium chloride phosphate; a source of phosphorus apatite
clinical neurological syndrome characterized by muscular twitching and cramps and (when severe) seizures; associated with calcium deficiency (hypoparathyroidism) or vitamin D deficiency or alkalosis apyretic tetanus , intermittent cramp , intermittent tetanus , tetanilla , tetany
mineral form of crystalline calcium carbonate; dimorphic with calcite aragonite
Algerian plant formerly burned to obtain calcium carbonate barilla , Halogeton souda
slag produced in making steel; low in silica but having large amounts of calcium phosphate; useful as fertilizer basic slag
light colored mineral consisting of calcium magnesium carbonate; a source of magnesium; used as a ceramic and as fertilizer bitter spar , dolomite
white powder comprised of calcium hydroxide and chloride and hypochlorite and used to bleach and/or disinfect bleaching powder , chloride of lime , chlorinated lime
ash left when bones burn; high in calcium phosphate; used as fertilizer and in bone china bone ash
white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide burnt lime , calcined lime , calcium oxide , calx , fluxing lime , lime , quicklime , unslaked lime
drug (trade names Calan and Isoptin) used as an oral or parenteral calcium blocker in cases of hypertension or congestive heart failure or angina or migraine Calan , Isoptin , verapamil
soft porous rock consisting of calcium carbonate deposited from springs rich in lime calc-tufa , tufa
process that impregnates something with calcium (or calcium salts) calcification
chalky with calcium or calcium salts, process of becoming calcification
common mineral consisting of crystallized calcium carbonate; a major constituent of limestone calcite
thyroid hormone that tends to lower the level of calcium in the blood plasma and inhibit resorption of bone calcitonin , thyrocalcitonin
grey salt of calcium (CaC) used in making acetylene calcium carbide
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