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    Bone Mass Changes With Age

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    Compare a young adult skeleton to that of an extremely aged person relative to bone mass in general and the bony structure of the skull, thorax, and vertebral column in particular.

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    The bone mass of an elderly person is less than a young adult. The bone mass can be even more diminished if the elderly person has osteoporosis. Besides bone mass, there are other changes of the skeleton that occur with age:

    The sutures of the skull, which ...

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    The expert compares a young adult skeleton to that an extremely aged person relative to bon mass in general and the bondy structure of the skull, thorax, and vertebral column in particular.

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