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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osteomalacia

Osteomalacia is the softening of the bones caused by impaired bone metabolism primarily due ... of the bone. Many of the effects of the disease overlap with the more common osteoporosis, but the two diseases are significantly different.

www.britannica.com/topic-browse/Health-and-Medicine/Diseases-and-Disorders/Bone-Diseases/2

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 ...

www.answers.com/Q/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.

medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/osteomalacia

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 ...

www.proprofs.com/flashcards/story.php?title=medical-terminology-chapter-3_6

abnormal softening of bones in adults; usually caused by a deficiency of vitamin D, ... a deficiency disease ocurring in children; characterized by defective bone ...

www.dictionary.com/browse/rickets

a disease of childhood, characterized by softening of the bones as a result of ... a disease mainly of children, characterized by softening of developing bone, and ...

lucasresearch.org/education/metabolic-bone-disease

Aug 4, 2016 ... Osteoporosis is a very common bone disease characterized by ... Osteomalacia, also known as rickets, is a softening of the bones that occurs ...

www.washendo.com/services/metabolic-bone-diseases

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 ...