osteopenia

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

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