single photon absorptiometry

noun

Medical Definition of single photon absorptiometry

: a scanning technique using photons of a single energy to measure the density of a material and especially bone

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“Single photon absorptiometry.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/single%20photon%20absorptiometry. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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