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Bone Demineralization, Pathologic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Bone Demineralization, Pathologic
Tree Number(s)
C05.116.198.247
C18.452.104.247
Unique ID
D018488
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018488
Annotation
do not confuse with BONE DEMINERALIZATION TECHNIQUE
Scope Note
Decrease, loss, or removal of the mineral constituents of bones. Temporary loss of bone mineral content is especially associated with space flight, weightlessness, and extended immobilization. OSTEOPOROSIS is permanent, includes reduction of total bone mass, and is associated with increased rate of fractures. CALCIFICATION, PHYSIOLOGIC is the process of bone remineralizing. (From Dorland, 27th ed; Stedman, 25th ed; Nicogossian, Space Physiology and Medicine, 2d ed, pp327-33)
Entry Version
BONE DEMINERALIZATION PATHOL
Entry Term(s)
Pathologic Bone Demineralization
Previous Indexing
Bone Diseases (1966-1994)
Bone and Bones (1966-1994)
See Also
Osteoporosis
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/06/07
Revision Date
2015/11/23
Bone Demineralization, Pathologic Preferred
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