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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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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.
Bone densitometry in growing patients; guidelines for clinical practice.
Hochberg said at the annual meeting of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry.
The Women's Imaging Center at Rye Brook will provide services completely dedicated to women's health, including both conventional and digital mammography, ultrasound, 3-D Imaging, and bone densitometry. Two female radiologists, Rosalyn Kutcher, M.D.
Bone densitometry is a type of imaging examination that measures your bone mineral density, which is a sign of bone strength.
Point and area densitometry, a built-in software of Pentacam, displays results on the densitogram, enabling the measurements of structural backscatters in any desired points of the images taken.
Fuquay-Varina, NC, May 13, 2014 --( Wake Radiology's office in Fuquay-Varina has earned accreditation for bone density screenings by the International Society of Clinical Densitometry (ISCD).
SAN FRANCISCO -- Mailing results of bone densitometry directly to women instead of asking them to contact their physician for results significantly improved treatment rates among osteoporotic women within 6 months.
They ordered more flu shots, Pap smears, cholesterol screening, and bone densitometry tests.
The goal of many professionals involved with bone densitometry is to increase awareness of osteoporosis in order to decrease its debilitating effects.
Later chapters discuss the image irradiance model and finite-dimensional linear models for approximating color constancy, four methods of white- point conversion, the fundamentals of densitometry, Kubelka-Munk theory, and halftone printing models.