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osteomalacia

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Noun
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os=te=o=ma=la=cia

CIDE DICTIONARY

osteomalacian. [NL., fr. Gr. 'oste`on bone + softness.].
     A disease of the bones, in which they lose their earthy material, and become soft, flexible, and distorted. Also called malacia.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

osteomalacia, n. softening of the bones, often through a deficiency of vitamin D and calcium.

Derivative
osteomalacic adj.
Etymology
mod.L (as OSTEO-, Gk malakos soft)

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