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osteoporotic

[os-tee-oh-puh-rot-ik] /ˌɒs ti oʊ pəˈrɒt ɪk/
adjective, Pathology
1.
of, pertaining to, or caused by osteoporosis.
2.
suffering from osteoporosis.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; osteoporo(sis) + -tic
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  • In the past, it was widely believed that a decrease in bone density was the main cause of osteoporotic fractures.
  • The treatment of symptomatic osteoporotic spinal compression fractures.

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