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ab·sorp·ti·om·e·try

 (əb-zôrp′tē-ŏm′ĭ-trē, -sôrp′-)
n.
A method of chemical analysis in which a sample of a substance is exposed to electromagnetic radiation, and the amount of radiation absorbed is measured to determine the chemical composition or concentration of the substance.
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Tenders are invited for Dcu - Rft Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (Dxa) Scanner And Software For The Department Of Health Human Performance, Dcu
Bone mineral density was measured at lumbar spine by dual energy x-ray absorptiometry studies by the same technical staff using the same equipment.
The new center will offer screening mammography as well as Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry bone density examinations.<br />"Providing state-of-the-art 3D mammography at Norman Regional Moore is a great step forward for convenience as well as prevention," said John Chace, medical director of the Breast Care Center.<br />Services offered at the new Breast Care Center at Norman Regional Moore, 700 S.
A 4-compartment model based validation of air displacement plethysmography, dual energy X-ray absorptiometry, skinfold technique &amp; bio-electrical impedance for measuring body fat in indian adults.
Keywords: Analysis; dual energy X-ray absorptiometry; errors; positioning.
There are certain techniques for accurately assessing total body fat such as underwater weighing (UWW),7,8 dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA), and isotope dilution, but they are extremely expensive and are only possible in specialized research centers.9,10 Bioelectrical impedance is a low cost alternative which is a noninvasive, relatively inexpensive and is portable.11,12
Bone mineral density z-score was measured at lumbar spine with Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry at L1-L4 lumbar vertebra.
Underestimation of percentage fat mass measured by bioelectrical impedance analysis compared to dual energy X-ray absorptiometry method in obese children.
The global bone densitometers market segmentation is based on technology (axial bone densitometry, dual energy x-ray absorptiometry, quantitative computed tomography, peripheral bone densitometry, single energy x-ray absorptiometry, dual energy x-ray absorptiometry, radiographic absorptiometry, quantitative ultrasound, peripheral quantitative computed tomography), and end users (hospital-based bone densitometers, clinic-based bone densitometers).
Quality is ensured for meat processed on the production line by the use of the company's third generation Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) technology that discriminates between fat and lean portions of 100 percent of the throughput products.
Total-body dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scanning assessed muscle mass and handgrip strength and a chair-rising test evaluated strength at the beginning and end of the study.
[11.] El-Desoukimi, Sherafzal MS, Othman SA Comparison of boone mineral density with dual energy x-ray absorptiometry, quantitative ultrasound and single energy x-ray absorptiometry.

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