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osteopenia

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noun os·teo·pe·nia \ˌäs-tē-ō-ˈpē-nē-ə\

Medical Definition of osteopenia

  1. :  reduction in bone volume to below normal levels especially due to inadequate replacement of bone lost to normal lysis

osteopenic \-nik\play adjective



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