Medical Definition of Adult rickets

1. A condition marked by softening of the bones (due to impaired mineralisation, with excess accumulation of osteoid), with pain, tenderness, muscular weakness, anorexia and loss of weight, resulting from deficiency of vitamin D and calcium. Origin: Gr. Malakia = softness This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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