calciumnoun [ U ]uk /ˈkæl.si.əm/ us /ˈkæl.si.əm/
Examples from literature
- A surplus of calcium brings on senility, as noted above.
- Besides these four elements, living organisms commonly contain sulphur, phosphorus, chlorine, potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium and iron.
- Calcium and chlorine are rarer than on earth, sodium is somewhat commoner.
- Lime also adds another plant food called calcium.
- Normal blood albumen is essentially a compound of calcium and sodium into which iron and sulphur both enter.