noun \ˌäs-tē-ō-pə-ˈrō-səs\
plural os·teo·po·ro·ses \-ˌsēz\

Definition of OSTEOPOROSIS

: a condition that affects especially older women and is characterized by decrease in bone mass with decreased density and enlargement of bone spaces producing porosity and brittleness
os·teo·po·rot·ic \-ˈrät-ik\ adjective

Illustration of OSTEOPOROSIS

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up osteoporosis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).