An example of osteoporosis is a medical condition that affects women after menopause and can cause curvature of the spine.
Origin of osteoporosisModern Latin from osteo- + porosis, a porous condition from Classical Latin porus, a pore + -osis
Origin of osteoporosisNew Latin osteo- Greek poros passage, pore ; see pore 2. -osis
From osteo- +"Ž porosis.