Meaning of OSTEOMALACIA in English


— osteomalacial, osteomalacic /os'tee oh meuh las"ik/ , adj.

/os'tee oh meuh lay"sheuh, -shee euh, -see euh/ , n. Pathol.

a condition characterized by softening of the bones with resultant pain, weakness, and bone fragility, caused by inadequate deposition of calcium or vitamin D.

[ 1815-25; ]

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