densitometry

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den·si·tom·e·ter

 (dĕn′sĭ-tŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
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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