Definition of Malacosteon. Meaning of Malacosteon. Synonyms of Malacosteon

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Definition of Malacosteon

Malacosteon Mal`a*cos"te*on, n. [NL., Gr. fr. ? soft + ? bone.] (Med.) A peculiar disease of the bones, in consequence of which they become softened and capable of being bent without breaking.

Meaning of Malacosteon from wikipedia

- malacia which means "softness". In the past, the disease was also known as malacosteon and its Latin-derived equivalent, mollities ossium. Osteomalacia is ****ociated...