Medical Dictionary


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

Medical Definition of OSTEOPENIA

:  reduction in bone volume to below normal levels especially due to inadequate replacement of bone lost to normal lysis
os·teo·pe·nic \-nik\ adjective


July 01, 2015
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