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Found Mineral 4 times.

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1. Mineral
* An element (such as copper, iron, calcium, potassium, etc.) which is required by the body in some amount (often in trace amounts); compare vitamin . * An inorganic substance (a chemical element or chemical element compound) that is found in nature and has a distinct chemical composition and crystal form. Minerals such as iron ore, gold ore, halite (salt) etc. have economic value. Rocks are minerals or combinations of minerals. * In general, any naturally-occuring substance that is derived neither from plants nor animals.

2. Mineral soil
Any soil consisting primarily of mineral (sand, silt and clay) material, rather than organic matter.

3. Mineralocorticoids
A group of steroid hormones produced by the adrenal cortex that are important in maintaining electrolyte balance.

4. Minerals
Trace elements required for normal metabolism , as components of cells and tissues, and in nerve conduction and muscle contraction.

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