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DIAGRAM: BONE: Physiology of bone remodeling leading to osteoporosis in trabecular bone-series 2 of 3; Because of its high surface to volume ratio, many more remodeling sites are found per unit volume of trabecular than cortical bone, resulting in a much faster bone turnover rate. Since osteoporosis is a disorder of remodeling, it is usuall