mollities


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mollities

(mɒˈlɪʃɪˌiːz)
n
(Medicine) med an unnatural softness or yieldingness of a bodily part or organ
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Bence Jones detected the first tumor marker in 1846, in samples of acidified urine from patients suffering from the disease "Mollities osseum".
Remarks on the pathology of mollities ossium with cases.
Incidentally the first tumor marker in modern medicine was identified by Bence-Jones, who in 1846 detected a heat precipitate in samples of acidified urine from patients suffering from "Mollities osseum".
On the microscopical character of mollities ossium.
Lewdness (Mollities) is a catch-all term for miscellaneous sex acts.
In 1845 he had received some samples of urine from a patient suffering from mollities ossium.