Medical Dictionary


noun os·teo·ma·la·cia \ˌäs-tē-ō-mə-ˈlā-sh(ē-)ə\

Medical 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


June 30, 2015
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