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Bone Diseases - 2 | Britannica.com


Results 21 - 28 of 28 ... disease characterized by the thinning of bones, with a consequent ... characterized by softening of the bones, leading to abnormal bone ...

Adult rickets - definition of adult rickets by The Free Dictionary

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A bone disease in adults analogous to rickets in children, marked by bone ... ( Pathology) a disease in adults characterized by softening of the bones, resulting  ...

What is The medical term meaning softening of the bone


The general term for softening of the bones is osteomalacia. It is usually caused by a depletion in calcium or phosphorous reserves in the bone.

The Skeletal System (Bones) | Medical Terminology for Cancer


Medical terminology for cancer : The Skeletal System (Bones) ... In addition the skeletal system stores and produces blood cells in the bone marrow. ... -OSIS, disease, osteoporosis = reduced bone mass-fracture prone ... is the most common bone disorder characterised by irregular thickening and softening of the bones.

Homo sapiens diseases - Skeletal apparatus - UFRGS


Looser-Milkman syndrome : a generalized bone disease marked by multiple .... Symptoms & signs : extensive facial and limb defects, characterized by malar .... senile osteomalacia : softening of bones in old age due to vitamin D deficiency.

Osteoporosis and Other Bone Diseases - MedStar


Apr 14, 2016 ... Bone diseases can affect this replenishment process, causing your bones to ... Osteomalacia: This is a softening of the bones, typically caused by a ... characterized by imperfect calcification, softening, and distortion of the ...

rickets Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about ...


rickets or rachitis , bone disease caused by a deficiency of vitamin D or calcium. ... characterized by imperfect calcification, softening, and distortion of the bones ...

IV. Metabolic Bone Disease - MedPath.info


The diagnosis of metabolic bone diseases requires a careful history and ... bone pain, microfractures, and overt fractures of the vertebrae and other bones ensue. ..... The skeletal changes in hyperparathyroidism are characterized by diffuse or ...

Osteomalacia dictionary definition | osteomalacia defined


a bone disease characterized by a softening of the bones, resulting from deficient bone calcification. Origin of osteomalacia. Modern Latin ; from osteo- + ...

Common Orthopedic Disorders - Orthopaedics


... is an orthopedic disease, characterized by a gradual loss of bone mineral density. ... Softening of the bones is the characteristic symptom of this disorder and ...

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Osteomalacia | definition of osteomalacia by Medical dictionary


A bone disease in adults analogous to rickets in children, marked by bone ... A disease characterized by a gradual softening and bending of the bones with ...

Osteomalacia | Define Osteomalacia at Dictionary.com


Osteomalacia definition, a condition characterized by softening of the bones with ... Degeneration of the bone tissue: Rickets, osteomalacia and similar diseases.

Rickets | Define Rickets at Dictionary.com


a disease of childhood, characterized by softening of the bones as a result of ... When the condition is bilateral it is usually the result of disease in the bone, ...