Definition of biomineralization in English:

biomineralization

(also biomineralisation)

noun

Biology
  • The process by which biominerals are formed; the formation of a mineral by a living organism.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in untitled. From bio- + mineralization. Compare German Biomineralisation.

Pronunciation

biomineralization

/ˌbʌɪə(ʊ)ˌmɪn(ə)r(ə)lʌɪˈzeɪʃn//ˌbʌɪə(ʊ)ˌmɪn(ə)rəlʌɪˈzeɪʃn/