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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
bone mass +     
bone mineral mass +   
The amount of matter in the minerals (inorganic elements or compounds that have importance in body functions) in osseous tissue forming a part of the skeleton.

Related Synonyms: bone mineral content ;   bone mineral density
Definition Sources: ISBN:0-683-40008-8, ISBN:0-8036-1207-9

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