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Dictionary entry overview: What does osteomalacia mean?
• OSTEOMALACIA (noun)
The noun OSTEOMALACIA has 1 sense:
1. abnormal softening of bones caused by deficiencies of phosphorus or calcium or vitamin D
Familiarity information: OSTEOMALACIA used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Abnormal softening of bones caused by deficiencies of phosphorus or calcium or vitamin D
Nouns denoting stable states of affairs
Hypernyms ("osteomalacia" is a kind of...):
malacia (a state of abnormal softening of tissue)
Meronyms (parts of "osteomalacia"):
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