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Main Entry: cal·ci·um
Pronunciation: primarystresskal-semacron-schwam
Function: noun
Etymology: derived from Latin calc-, calx "lime" --related to CALCULATE, CHALK
: a silver-white soft metallic element that is found only in combination with other elements (as in limestone) and is one of the necessary elements making up the bodies of most plants and animals -- see ELEMENT table

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