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What is osteoporosis?

Disease of bone- bone destruction increases

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What is paget's disease?

Erosion of bone , probably because of uncontrolled osteoclast activity

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What is osteomalacia?

Failure of the osteoid to properly mineralise. It can have several causes including insufficient dietary intake of calcium or renal dysfunction leading to excessive phosphate loss in urine