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osteoporosis

noun [U] uk   /ˌɒs.ti.əʊ.pəˈrəʊ.sɪs/ us    /ˌɑː.sti.oʊ.pəˈroʊ-/
a disease that causes the bones to become weaker and easily broken: Osteoporosis afflicts many older women.Problems with bones, joints and teethDentistryThe teeth
(Definition of osteoporosis from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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