In osteomalacia and in the absorption of bone the mucous degeneration of the bone-cartilage plays an important part.
Degeneration of the bone tissue: Rickets, osteomalacia and similar diseases.
osteomalacia is an acquired disease which causes marked softening and changes in the bones.
Osteogenesis imperfecta and osteomalacia are disorders of dietetic or metabolic origin characterized by fragility of the bones.
Mr. V. Canyre spoke about softening the bones of ideas (osteomalacia), against which such a propaganda must work in the school.
osteomalacia os·te·o·ma·la·cia (ŏs'tē-ō-mə-lā'shə, -shē-ə)
A disease occurring primarily in adults that results from a deficiency in vitamin D or calcium and is characterized by a softening of the bones with accompanying pain and weakness. Also called adult rickets, late rickets.