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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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When my wife's friend repeated the conversation to me, I mentioned that I hoped that she had also undergone a bone mineral densitometry test.
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Clinical Services consist of magnetic resonance imaging, computed axial tomography, positron emission tomography, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, densitometry, digital mammography, general x-ray radiography, and biopsies with gross margins ranging from 20% to 35%.
Bone densitometry has proven cost-effective for assessing the risk of osteoporosis in women who are at or near the age of eligibility for Medicare benefits.
In this research, Frost & Sullivan's expert analysts thoroughly examine the following markets: mammography systems and bone densitometry systems.
Such an effect would not be measurable by densitometry.
In addition to digital screening, digital diagnostic mammography and computer-aided detection, Solis will offer breast ultrasound, bone densitometry and stereotactic and ultrasound-guided biopsy.
COLORADO SPRINGS - Peripheral bone densitometry is a problematic and overused test, Dr.
ARA offers a complete range of services including routine x-rays, fluoroscopy, digital mammography and women's imaging services, ultrasound, CT, MRI, neuroradiology, myelography, pediatric radiology, interventional radiology, neurointerventional radiology, nuclear medicine, PET/CT, and bone densitometry.
GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) is the world's largest provider of bone mineral densitometry (BMD) technology, which is used by physicians to aid in the detection and diagnose of Osteoporosis and other skeletal disorders.
Newport Imaging Center has been serving California's Orange County residents for the past 15 years with a wide variety of radiology and imaging procedures including MRI, CAT scans, ultrasound, bone densitometry (DEXA), mammography and diagnostic x-ray procedures.
The company recently helped sponsor the 1st Peripheral Densitometry Workshop (held in Hangzhou, China) and announced a new agreement with Kodak Electronic Products Shanghai Co.