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osteoporosisnoun [U]

 us   /ˌɑs·tiˌoʊ·pəˈroʊ·sɪs/
a ​medicalcondition that ​causes the ​bones to ​weaken and ​becomeeasy to ​break
(Definition of osteoporosis from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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osteoporosisnoun [U]

uk   /ˌɒs.ti.əʊ.pəˈrəʊ.sɪs/  us   /ˌɑː.sti.oʊ.pəˈroʊ.sɪs/
a ​disease that ​causes the ​bones to ​becomeweaker and ​easilybroken: Osteoporosis ​afflicts many ​older women.
(Definition of osteoporosis from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “osteoporosis”
in Chinese (Simplified) 骨质疏松(症)…
in Turkish kemik erimesi hastalığı…
in Russian остеопороз…
in Chinese (Traditional) 骨質疏鬆(症)…
in Polish osteoporoza…
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