Hydroxyapatite definition

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A whitish apatite mineral, calcium hydroxide phosphate, Ca5 (OH)(PO4 )3 , that is the chief mineral component of bones and teeth and provides strength and rigidity to their structures.
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A whitish apatite mineral, calcium hydroxide phosphate, Ca5 (OH)(PO4 )3 , that is the chief mineral component of bones and teeth and provides strength and rigidity to their structures.
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A basic calcium phosphate mineral that is the principal inorganic constituent of bone and teeth.
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Noun

Singular:
hydroxyapatite
Plural:
hydroxyapatites