OSTEOMALACIA By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 noun. Reference: calcium-deficient illnesses or dysfunctions. OSTEOMALACIA: "Karen was concerned when the doctor told her that her condition is called osteomalacia, knowing that the osteo- prefix signaled something to do with her bones." Related Psychology Terms NUTRITIONAL DISORDER TETANY CALCIUM-DEFICIENCY DISORDERS OLANZAPINE PANCREATITIS PARALALIA PALLIDOTOMY PHENYLKETONURIA (PKU) ORGANIC APPROACH OCULOCEREBRORENAL SYNDROME Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OSTEOMALACIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/osteomalacia/ (accessed September 12, 2019).