malacia

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malacia

(məˈleɪʃɪə)
n
(Pathology) the pathological softening of an organ or tissue, such as bone
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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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