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1. An apparatus for measuring the optical density of a material, such as a photographic negative.

den′si·tom′e·try (-trē) n.
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Noun1.densitometry - measuring the optical density of a substance by shining light on it and measuring its transmission
measurement, measuring, mensuration, measure - the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"
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Tokyo, Japan, is pleased to announce the release of EggQus, an extraordinary compact, portable Ultrasound Bone Densitometry System at the European Radiology Congress (ECR).
This contract is for the on-going supply of Protein capillary electrophoresis and laser densitometry systems for the new National Biologics Manufacturing Centre (NBMC) which is due to be completed by March 2015.
com)-- Wake Radiology's office in Fuquay-Varina has earned accreditation for bone density screenings by the International Society of Clinical Densitometry (ISCD).
Steep cuts to DXA services began in 2007, after Congress included bone densitometry among a group of other imaging services that were slashed as part of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005.
Bone densitometry in clinical practice; application and interpretation, 3d ed.
Proposed changes include accepting a third pathway to sonography certification, dropping the recertification requirement for bone densitometry registration and modifying several continuing education requirements for renewal of registration.
The International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) website for updates and guidelines on densitometry at www.
Saint Clare's will utilize the space as a free-standing imaging center featuring the latest imaging technologies and equipment, including computed tomography (CT), ultrasound, diagnostic x--ray, mammography and bone densitometry.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Patients receiving bone densitometry should be counseled about their T and the z scores, Steven T.
Radiodense concretions in maxillary sinus aspergillosis: Pathogenesis and the role of CT densitometry.
Despite the fact that all the early work in the field was done using peripheral (mainly forearm) systems, (2-5) the role of peripheral densitometry in the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis is controversial.
Applications include bone densitometry and foreign material detection.