noun \ˌäs-tē-ō-mə-ˈlā-sh(ē-)ə\

Definition of OSTEOMALACIA

: a disease of adults that is characterized by softening of the bones and is analogous to rickets in the young
os·teo·ma·la·cic \-ˈlā-sik\ adjective

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up osteomalacia? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More