Medical Dictionary


noun ab·sorp·ti·om·e·try \-ˈäm-ə-trē\
plural ab·sorp·ti·om·e·tries

Medical Definition of ABSORPTIOMETRY

:  the use of an absorptiometer to determine the amount of radiation absorbed (as by living tissue)—see dual energy x-ray absorptiometry, dual photon absorptiometry, single photon absorptiometry
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