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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Abnormal loss of bony tissue resulting in fragile porous bones attributable to a lack of calcium.

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  • The meaning of the term osteoporosis originates from osteo, meaning bone, and porosis which implies thinning or getting more porous.
  • The moniker osteoporosis of the sea, gives you a hint about some of its impacts.
  • To be on the receiving end of health care that simply treats her broken leg without ever addressing her risk of osteoporosis is simply unacceptable to women in this...
  • She also has osteoporosis, which is worsening the pain. for more
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