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Results 1 - 31 of 31 ... any of the diseases or injuries that affect human bones. .... and childhood characterized by softening of the bones, leading to abnormal bone ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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  ...

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"osteomalacia" definition: abnormal softening of bones caused by ... a bone disease characterized by a softening of the bones, resulting from deficient bone ...

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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, ...

www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/osteomalacia

Osteomalacia definition: a disease in adults characterized by softening of the bones ... a bone disease characterized by a softening of the bones, resulting from  ...

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surgical fixation of bone or joint, to bind, tie together .... abnormal softening of bones in adults; usually caused by a deficiency of vitamin D, calcium, and/or phosphate ... a deficiency disease ocurring in children; characterized by defective bone ...

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Metabolic Bone Diseases Gaithersburg MD - Endocrinologists Dr. Herbert Juarbe ... Osteomalacia, also known as rickets, is a softening of the bones that may ... Osteopenia is a condition characterized by low bone mineral density, but not as ...

ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/hypophosphatasia

Mineralization is critical for the formation of bones that are strong and rigid and teeth that ... the bones, causing skeletal abnormalities similar to another childhood bone ... Adult forms of hypophosphatasia are characterized by a softening of the bones known as osteomalacia. ... Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center ...