sarcopenia


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sarcopenia

(sar-kō-pē'nē-ă),
Loss of skeletal mass normally seen in association with aging.
[sarco- + -penia]

sarcopenia

/sar·co·pe·nia/ (sahr″ko-pe´ne-ah) age-related reduction in skeletal muscle mass in the elderly.

sarcopenia

[-pē′nē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, sarx, flesh, penia, poverty
a loss of skeletal muscle mass that may accompany aging. Studies indicate that the loss of skeletal muscle for the average normally healthy person amounts to about 20% between about 30 and 70 years of age. The loss may accelerate as aging progresses. The muscle is replaced by fat, usually in a subtle way that is not noticed by the individual, as by padding areas of muscle loss with extra fat. Muscle-strengthening and -building exercises can prevent or reverse much of this problem.

sar·co·pe·ni·a

(sahr'kō-pē'nē-ă)
Progressive reduction in muscle cross-section and mass with aging.
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