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density

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noun den·si·ty \ˈden(t)-sət-ē, -stē\

Medical Definition of density

plural densities

  1. 1:  the quantity per unit volume, unit area, or unit length: asa:  the mass of a substance per unit volumeb:  the distribution of a quantity (as mass, electricity, or energy) per unit usually of spacec:  the average number of individuals or units per space unit <a population density of 500 per square mile>

  2. 2a:  the degree of opacity of a translucent mediumb:  absorbance





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