malacia


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malacia

(məˈleɪʃɪə)
n
(Pathology) the pathological softening of an organ or tissue, such as bone
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.malacia - a state of abnormal softening of tissue
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
osteomalacia - abnormal softening of bones caused by deficiencies of phosphorus or calcium or vitamin D
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A) Olfactory bulb, 7 dpe, showing diffuse and severe neuropil malacia with mild cavitation and focal hemorrhages.
Narrowing at the distal part of the respiratory system and malacia in the upper and lower airways were the most frequent reported abnormalities of this syndrome.
Una de las cosas mas extranas es que pueden sentir antojos raros de comer cosas que no son alimentos, como hielo, a esto se le llama pica o malacia.
Fluoroscopy for dynamic imaging to rule out cord mobility, airway malacia, emphysema.
It is also referred to as trachiectasis, tracheobronchopathia malacia, tracheomegaly, and multiple tracheal diverticula [1].
22) Results of other studies that evaluated the effects of inhaled (32 agonists on lung function in infants with malacia or recurrent wheeze indicated that infants with malacia were no more likely to worsen after inhaled bronchodilator administration than those without malacia.
However, this approach was ineffective for treating patients with airway collapse or malacia.
En parenquima cerebral existen cambios en hemisferio izquierdo que propician menor volumen en hemisferio contralateral que consiste en areas de encefalomalacia de region insular, afecta ambas regiones operculares (frontal y temporal), encontrandose mas afectado el lobulo frontal, se observan cambios en nucleo lenticular izquierdo por cambios por malacia principalmente en region caudal de putamen, region rostral de talamo ipsilateral y afecta a brazo posterior de capsula interna.
Microscopicamente, nesses animais, nas areas da medula espinhal com compressao, verificou-se diminuicao do numero de neuronios, hemorragia, vacuolizacao, e malacia do parenquima medular (Figura 2).
La palabra malacia proviene del griego "malakia": ablandamiento del componente oseo o cartilaginoso de una estructura del organismo.
They diagnosed her with three life-threatening conditions - bilateral vocal cord paralysis, tracheo bronchial malacia and subglottic stenosis.