And Bone Development

What is osteoporosis, and what does it look like?

Why is it important to know about osteoporosis?

If we "lose bone," where does it go? Can it be replaced once it's lost?

What does menopause have to do with osteoporosis? Are there different types of osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis

In Greek, literally meaning bones (osteo) with holes (porosis); a disease in which bones become less dense, lose strength, and are more likely to break (fracture).

Fracture

To break, splinter, or crack a bone.

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