Pathologic softening of nervous tissue. [neuro- + G. malakia, softness]

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neu·ro·ma·la·cia .n(y)u̇r-ō-mə-'lā-sh(ē-)ə n pathological softening of nervous tissue

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neu·ro·ma·la·cia (noor″o-mə-laґshə) [neuro- + malacia] necrosis and softening of the nerves.

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  • neuromalacia — reblandecimiento de los nervios o de alguna parte del sistema nervioso Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • neuromalakia — neu·ro·ma·la·kia (noor″o mə laґke ə) neuromalacia …   Medical dictionary

  • neur- — combining form or neuro Etymology: neur from Greek, nerve, sinew, from neuron; neuro from New Latin, from Greek, nerve, sinew, from neuron more at nerve 1. : neural tissue : nerve …   Useful english dictionary

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