bone mineral density


noun

a measurement of the amount of calcium and other minerals in a segment of bone, a higher mineral content indicating a higher bone density and strength, used to detect osteoporosis or monitor its treatment.

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Medical definitions for bone mineral density

bone mineral density

n.

bone density
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