osteopenia


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os·te·o·pe·ni·a

 (ŏs′tē-ə-pē′nē-ə)
n.
A generalized reduction in bone mass that is less severe than that resulting from osteoporosis, caused by the resorption of bone at a rate that exceeds bone synthesis.
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os·te·o·pe·ni·a

n. osteopenia, disminución de la calcificación ósea.

osteopenia

n osteopenia
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Sufferers of osteoporosis or osteopenia and those who care for them can hear from experts from NHS Forth Valley and the National Osteoporosis Society.
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