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 National Osteoporosis Society is currently working to develop guidance for health professionals to answer some of the important questions about safe and effective exercise for osteoporosis sufferers.
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A dramatically increased life expectancy and an increased number of elderly people in the population led to an increased prevalence of osteoporosis during the past century.
The activity was organized by the Syrian National Osteoporosis Society in cooperation with the Syrian Doctors Syndicate, with the participation of medical, civil, youth activities and medical companies.
According to a private news channel, the aim of celebration was to raise awareness among doctors and general public about the management, treatment and prevention strategies of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis.
Objective: To find the frequency of osteoporosis in male patients with cirrhosis secondary to hepatitis C and its relation with Child Pugh score of liver cirrhosis in outpatient department of CMH Kohat.
Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) introduced the Increasing Access to Osteoporosis Testing for Medicare Beneficiaries Act of 2018, bipartisan legislation to increase access to osteoporosis screening, while lowering the costs and consequences resulting from a lack of diagnosis.
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