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decreased areal bone mineral density  
reduction of the mineral mass per unit area of bone, the hard, rigid form of connective tissue constituting most of the skeleton of vertebrates and composed chiefly of calcium salts; expressed as the amount of mineral per area cm^2 of bone (usually in g/cm^2), with results generated from Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA or DEXA) tests
decreased bone mineral density of femur  
decreased bone mineral density of humerus  
decreased bone mineral density of vertebrae +   
decreased volumetric bone mineral density  
increased areal bone mineral density  

Exact Synonyms: decreased aBMD ;   decreased areal bone density
Definition Sources: PMID:12730800, PMID:17481978

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