densitometer

noun den·si·tom·e·ter \ ˌden(t)-sə-ˈtä-mə-tər \

Definition of densitometer

: an instrument for determining optical, photographic, or mass density
  • diagnose osteoporosis using an X-ray bone densitometer

densitometric

play \ˌden(t)-sə-tə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

densitometry

play \ˌden(t)-sə-ˈtä-mə-trē\ noun

First Known Use of densitometer

1901

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densitometer

noun den·si·tom·e·ter \ ˌden(t)-sə-ˈtäm-ət-ər \

medical Definition of densitometer

: an instrument for determining optical, photographic, or mass density
  • diagnose osteoporosis using an X-ray bone densitometer

densitometric

play \ˌden(t)-sət-ə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

densitometry

play \ˌden(t)-sə-ˈtäm-ə-trē\ noun, plural densitometries

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