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MP term:decreased bone mineral density
Synonym: decreased BMD
Synonym: decreased bone density
Synonym: osteopenia
Synonym: reduced BMD
Synonym: reduced bone density
Synonym: reduced bone mineral density
MP id: MP:0000063
Alternate id: MP:0010121
Definition: 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
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is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship

mammalian phenotype
        is-askeleton phenotype
                is-aabnormal skeleton morphology
                        is-aabnormal bone structure
                                is-aabnormal bone mineral density
                                        is-aabnormal areal bone mineral density +
                                        is-aabnormal bone mineral density of femur +
                                        is-aabnormal volumetric bone mineral density +
                                        is-adecreased bone mineral density [MP:0000063] (465 genotypes, 474 annotations)
                                                is-adecreased areal bone mineral density
                                                is-adecreased bone mineral density of femur
                                                is-adecreased volumetric bone mineral density
                                        is-aincreased bone mineral density +

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