osteopenia definition

  • noun:
    • A generalized lowering of bone tissue size that is less extreme than that resulting from weakening of bones, due to the resorption of bone tissue at a consistent level that surpasses bone tissue synthesis.
    • The medical condition of experiencing reasonable bone denseness, but not low enough to be looked at weakening of bones.

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "osteopenia"
    • The precursor of osteoporosis is called…
    • View More
  • Phrases for "osteopenia"
41 votes

How would you define osteopenia?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!