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osteoporosis
American English: /ˌɑstioʊpəˈroʊsəs/
British English: /ˌɒstɪəʊpəˈrəʊsɪs/

Translation of osteoporosis in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • For example, the bone loss that causes osteoporosis in susceptible individuals is seen to some degree in all older people.
    • Loss of oestrogen is associated with an increased risk of osteoporosis and coronary artery disease.
    • If blood levels of calcium fall then calcium is withdrawn from bone, resulting in osteomalacia and osteoporosis.

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