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osteoporosis of disuse
Osteoporosis or a decrease in bone mass that occurs with sedentary people or patients resulting from a lack of normal functional stress on the bones.

It may occur during a prolonged period of bed rest or as the result of being exposed to periods of weightlessness; for example, astronauts in outer space.

This entry is located in the following units: osteo-, oste-, ost- (page 6) poro-, por-, pori- + (page 1)