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osteomalacia

os·te·o·ma·la·cia

osteomalacia

 
pronunciation:
a sti o m leI sh [or] a sti o m leI shi [or] a sti o m leI si
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part of speech: noun
definition: softening of the bones caused by vitamin and mineral deficiencies, occurring esp. in pregnant women.
derivation: osteomalacial (adj.)
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