Softening of the kidneys.
[nephro- + G. malakia, softness]
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nephromalaciaAn obsolete term for a condition characterised by softening of the kidney; e.g., renal necrosis. Nephromalacia is little used in the working medical parlance.
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nephromalacia(nĕf″rō-mă-lā′sē-ă) [″ + malakia, softening]
Abnormal renal softness or softening.
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