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Term:
decreased bone mineral density (MP:0000063)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
abnormal areal bone mineral density +   
abnormal bone mineral density of femur +   
abnormal volumetric bone mineral density +   
decreased bone mineral density +   
reduction in the quatitative measurment value of mineral content of bone; BMD is used as an indicator of bone strength used as a measure of structural strength and screen for osteoporosis; bone mineral density is the ratio of bone mineral content to bone size
increased bone mineral density +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: decreased BMD ;   decreased bone density ;   osteopenia ;   reduced BMD ;   reduced bone density ;   reduced bone mineral density
Alternate IDs: MP:0010121
Definition Sources: ISBN:0-683-40008-8, MGI:csmith

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