Osteopenia meaning

ŏstē-ə-pēnē-ə
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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A generalized reduction in bone mass that is less severe than that resulting from osteoporosis.
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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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The medical condition of having low bone density, but not low enough to be considered osteoporosis.
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Origin of osteopenia

  • osteo- +"Ž -penia

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