Definition of Osteopenia

1. Noun. The medical condition of having low bone density, but not low enough to be considered osteoporosis. ¹



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Medical Definition of Osteopenia

1. 1. Decreased calcification or density of bone; a descriptive term applicable to all skeletal systems in which such a condition is noted; carries no implication about causality. 2. Reduced bone mass due to inadequate osteoid synthesis. Origin: osteo-+ G. Penia, poverty (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Osteopenia

osteopath
osteopathia
osteopathia condensans
osteopathia haemorrhagica infantum
osteopathia striata
osteopathic
osteopathic medicine
osteopathic scoliosis
osteopathically
osteopathies
osteopathist
osteopathology
osteopaths
osteopathy
osteopedion
osteopenia (current term)
osteopenias
osteoperiosteal graft
osteoperiostitis
osteopetroses
osteopetrosis
osteopetrosis gallinarum
osteopetrosis with renal tubular acidosis
osteopetrotic
osteophage
osteophagia
osteophlebitis
osteophone
osteophones

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