bisphosphonate(redirected from Bisphosphonates)
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Any of a class of drugs that decrease bone resorption by inhibiting osteoclasts, used in the treatment of osteoporosis, Paget's disease, bone metastases, and other conditions. Also called diphosphonate.
(Pharmacology) any drug of a class that inhibits the resorption of bone; used in treating certain bone disorders, esp osteoporosis