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softening of a part or tissue related to a disease or other abnormal condition.
tracheal malacia tracheomalacia.
softening/sof·ten·ing/ (sof´en-ing) malacia.
The process of becoming soft. Synonym: malacia
softening of bonesOsteomalacia.
softening of brainSee: encephalomalacia
The stage of softening of tissue in which the affected area has become white and anemic.
a change of consistency, with loss of firmness or hardness.