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

Other Words from densitometer

densitometric \ ˌden(t)-​sə-​tə-​ˈme-​trik \ adjective
densitometry \ ˌden(t)-​sə-​ˈtä-​mə-​trē \ noun

First Known Use of densitometer

1901, in the meaning defined above

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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

Other Words from densitometer

densitometric \ ˌden(t)-​sət-​ə-​ˈme-​trik \ adjective
densitometry \ ˌden(t)-​sə-​ˈtäm-​ə-​trē \ noun plural densitometries

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