• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Calcium

  • By: Angela Garner
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Calcium is an element found in the periodic table and has an atomic number of 20. It is also the most abundant mineral found in the human body; 99 percent of total body calcium is stored in the bones and teeth. ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles