Osteoporosis Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Osteoporosis.

  • 2 Student Essays
  • 3 Encyclopedia Articles
  • ...and more

Study Pack

The Osteoporosis Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (3)

1,982 words, approx. 7 pages
Osteoporosis Definition The word "osteoporosis" literally means "porous bones." Osteoporosis (pronounced OSS-tee-o-puh-RO-sis) occurs when bones begin to lose some of their... Read more
602 words, approx. 3 pages
Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a condition in which bone mass, and therefore, bone strength, is decreased. This results in an increased risk of fracture. Primary osteoporosis occurs due to normal, predi... Read more
1,017 words, approx. 4 pages
Osteoporosis The word osteoporosis literally means "porous bones." It occurs when bones lose too much of their protein and mineral content, particularly calcium. Over time, bone mass, and therefore bo... Read more