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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 relationship between NLR and postmenopausal osteoporosis statistical methods was analyzed.
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global Postmenopausal Osteoporosis Drugs Market for 2016-2020.
The reduction of estrogen levels at menopause is one of the strongest risk factors for developing postmenopausal osteoporosis (Fraser et al.
Alendronate sodium (Fosamax, Binosto), the first approved agent for the prevention and treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis, is considered the gold standard of therapy for this disease.
8) The American Academy of Periodontology considers that postmenopausal osteoporosis is a risk factor for periodontal disease.
In the present study, we found relationships between the spine, total femur, and femoral neck T scores with serum fetuin-A concentrations, and these scores decreased in conjunction with the lower concentrations of fetuin-A in postmenopausal osteoporosis patients.
Ibandronate is approved for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis.
Washington, May 7 ( ANI ): A physical exercise programme that is based on a very basic, rudimentary materials can significantly improve upper and lower limb strength as well as static and dynamic balance in women suffering from postmenopausal osteoporosis.
Data Source: This study was a phase II trial in 243 women with postmenopausal osteoporosis previously treated with alendronate.
Recent studies have shown that women with postmenopausal osteoporosis present postural modifications associated with changes in balance, leading to increased risk of falling.
The doctor's defense may be to show that the vertebral fracture was caused by postmenopausal osteoporosis or rheumatoid arthritis rather than prednisone, as her steroid dose was not excessive and the period of exposure relatively short.
Aim: To evaluate quality of life in women without vertebral and nonvertebral fractures, with postmenopausal osteoporosis (PMO), osteopenic and normal bone mineral density (BMD), and to determine effective factors on quality of life.

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