Sarcopenia (from the Greek meaning "poverty of flesh") is the degenerative loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength associated with aging (0.5-1% loss per year after the age of 25). Sarcopenia is a component of the frailty syndrome. ==Definition of sarcopenia== At present, there is no generally accepted definition of sarcopenia in the medical l..
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Type: Term Pronunciation: sar-kō-pē′nē-ă Definitions: 1. Loss of skeletal mass normally seen in association with aging.
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