osteoporosis

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os·te·o·po·ro·sis

 (ŏs′tē-ō-pə-rō′sĭs)
n. pl. os·te·o·po·ro·ses (-sēz)
A disease characterized by a decrease in bone mass and density, occurring especially in postmenopausal women, resulting in a predisposition to fractures.

[New Latin : osteo- + Greek poros, passage, pore; see pore2 + -osis.]

os′te·o·po·rot′ic (-rŏt′ĭk) adj.

osteoporosis

(ˌɒstɪəʊpɔːˈrəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) porosity and brittleness of the bones due to loss of calcium from the bone matrix
[C19: from osteo- + pore2 + -osis]
ˌosteopoˈrotic adj

os•te•o•po•ro•sis

(ˌɒs ti oʊ pəˈroʊ sɪs)

n.
a disorder in which the bones become increasingly porous, brittle, and subject to fracture, owing to loss of calcium and other mineral components.
[1840–50; osteo- + Greek pór(os) passage, pore2 + -osis]
os`te•o•po•rot′ic (-ˈrɒt ɪk) adj.

os·te·o·po·ro·sis

(ŏs′tē-ō-pə-rō′sĭs)
A condition in which the bones become porous and weak from loss of minerals, especially calcium.

osteoporosis

the rarefaction of bone, resulting in abnormally porous and weak bony tissue.
See also: Body, Human, Bones

osteoporosis

A group of diseases in which the resorption of bone outpaces the deposit of bone. Bones become lighter and more porous, making them susceptible to fracture.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.osteoporosis - abnormal loss of bony tissue resulting in fragile porous bones attributable to a lack of calcium; most common in postmenopausal women
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
dowager's hump - abnormal spinal curvature that results when osteoporosis causes the spine to collapse; seen most often in elderly women
Translations
osteoporóza
luukatoosteoporoosi
csontritkulás

osteoporosis

[ˌɒstɪəʊpɔːˈrəʊsɪs] Nosteoporosis f inv

osteoporosis

[ˌɒstiəʊpəˈrəʊsɪs] nostéoporose f

os·te·o·po·ro·sis

n. osteoporosis, pérdida en la densidad del hueso.

osteoporosis

n osteoporosis f
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The drugs can also affect the bones, causing osteoperosis over a long period.
And despite numerous trips to the doctors, it took a quarter of a century of suffering and the onset of osteoperosis and osteoarthritis - which has led to repeated broken bones - before a sympathetic doctor ordered tests which led to her diagnosis.
Family flowers only please but donations if desired to The National Osteoperosis Society c/o Thomas Porter & Sons, 142 St.
Bone resorption (when bones break down minerals into the blood stream) peaks at night, so, according to experts at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia, taking calcium before bed and first thing in the morning can be beneficial for those women at risk of osteoperosis.
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The risk of osteoperosis - poor bone density - is also increased as basically your bones start to crumble.
Family flowers only by request, but donations in memory of Rene may be given for the benefit of the Osteoperosis Trust c/o Emlyn H Roberts, Funeral Directors 57a Mostyn Avenue, Llandudno Tel: 01492 860818.