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The strongest genetic influence on the development of osteoporosis is: Answers: the maximum bone mass that can be attained during growth. its influence over the absorption rate of vitamin A. its
influence over the amount of bone lost in early adulthood. its effect on estrogen production in young women.
the formation of dense bones during youth
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