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Synonyms for bone

to study or work hard, especially when pressed for time

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Synonyms for bone

rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates

the porous calcified substance from which bones are made

a shade of white the color of bleached bones

study intensively, as before an exam

consisting of or made up of bone

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Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder signified by increased bone fragility and low bone mass.
Osteogenesis imperfecta is a genetic disorder that is characterized by bone fragility.
Masroor Ahmad said that it is low bone mass and micro-structural deterioration of bone tissue with consequent increase in bone fragility and susceptibility to fracture.
Mr Dickson, 69, is unable to absorb vitamin D properly developing the condition which causes bowed legs, bone fragility, muscle weakness and spasms.
A retrospective study in the June 5th issue of The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) looked at one type of back treatment--a lumbar epidural steroid injection (LESI)--and whether or not that treatment had an impact on bone fragility and vertebral fractures (spinal fractures).
2) Clinically, osteoporosis is a condition characterized by low bone mass and microarchitectural deterioration of bone tissue, with a consequent increase in bone fragility and susceptibility to fractures.
It is the most common degenerative disease in developed countries; it is characterized by low bone mineral density (BMD), causing bone fragility and increased fracture incidence.
The findings of our study suggest that epidural steroid injections for back pain relief should be approached cautiously in patients at risk for bone fragility," Dr.
Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a heterogeneous group of genetic bone disorders that are characterised by decreased bone mass, increased bone fragility and susceptibility to fractures.
Women suffer from a high rate of bone fragility and low bone density as they age and their hormones change after menopause.
That coupled with an improper diet compounds the problem of bone fragility.
Osteoporosis is defined as a progressive systemic skeletal disease characterised by low bone mass and micro-architectural deterioration of bone tissue with a consequent increase in bone fragility and susceptibility to fracture.
Research shows that a low magnesium intake is linked to bone fragility and calcium loss, most likely because poor magnesium status alters calcium metabolism.
Unlike the latter method, high-resolution peripheral quantitative CT captures aspects of bone fragility, including microarchitectural, geometric, and material properties that heavily influence fracture risk, the investigators noted.