adjective see osteoporosis

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  • osteoporotic — osteoporosis ► NOUN ▪ a medical condition in which the bones become brittle and fragile, typically as a result of hormonal changes, or deficiency of calcium or vitamin D. DERIVATIVES osteoporotic adjective. ORIGIN from Greek poros passage, pore …   English terms dictionary

  • osteoporotic — “+ adjective Etymology: from osteoporosis, after such pairs as English narcosis : narcotic : characteristic of or marked by osteoporosis * * * /os tee oh peuh rot ik/, adj. Pathol. 1. of, pertaining to, or caused by osteoporosis. 2. suffering… …   Useful english dictionary

  • osteoporotic — /os tee oh peuh rot ik/, adj. Pathol. 1. of, pertaining to, or caused by osteoporosis. 2. suffering from osteoporosis. [1905 10; OSTEOPORO(SIS) + TIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • osteoporotic — adjective Relating to osteoporosis …   Wiktionary

  • osteoporotic — Pertaining to, characterized by, or causing a porous condition of the bones …   Medical dictionary

  • osteoporotic — adj. of or pertaining to osteoporosis, of thinning of the bones, of weakening of the bones …   English contemporary dictionary

  • osteoporotic — os·teo·porotic …   English syllables

  • Osteoporotic bone marrow defect — is a condition which may be found in the body of the mandible. It is usually painless and found during routine radiographs. It appears as a poorly defined radiolucency (dark area) where there was a previous history of an extraction of a tooth. It …   Wikipedia

  • Osteoporosis — Classification and external resources A stooped back is often the result of osteoporosis. ICD 10 M …   Wikipedia

  • VPHOP — The VPHOP acronym stands for The Osteoporotic Virtual Physiological Human , and indicates a large European research project in the frame on the Virtual Physiological Human initiative.The fight against osteoporosis now has a new ally. From now… …   Wikipedia

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