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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Remarks on the pathology of mollities ossium with cases.
In 1845 he had received some samples of urine from a patient suffering from mollities ossium. He found that they contained a high proportion of albuminous matter that, unlike ordinary albumin, was soluble in boiling dilute nitric acid, and in 1847 he announced the discovery of a new protein (88).
On a new substance occurring in the urine of a patient with mollities ossium. Phil Trans R Soc Lond 1848;138:55-62.