HyperDic: osteoporosis

English > 1 sense of the word osteoporosis:
NOUNstateosteoporosisabnormal loss of bony tissue resulting in fragile porous bones attributable to a lack of calcium
osteoporosis > pronunciation
Soundsao.stiyaa.perow'sihs
Rhymesabyss ... worthiness: 194 rhymes with ihs...
English > osteoporosis: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningAbnormal loss of bony tissue resulting in fragile porous bones attributable to a lack of calcium; most common in postmenopausal women.
Narrowerdowager's humpAbnormal spinal curvature that results when osteoporosis causes the spine to collapse
BroaderpathologyAny deviation from a healthy or normal / normal condition
Spanishosteoporosis
Catalanosteoporosi

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