absorptiometer


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absorptiometer

(ăb-sorp″shē-om′ĕ-tĕr) [L. absorptio, absorption, + -meter]
1. An instrument that measures the thickness of a layer of liquid, drawn by capillary attraction, between glass plates.
2. An instrument that measures the absorption of gas by a liquid.
absorptiometric (-me′trik), adjective
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Reid, "Precision and accuracy of measurements of whole-body bone mineral: comparisons between Hologic, Lunar and Norland dual-energy X-ray absorptiometers," The British Journal of Radiology, vol.
Based on this photodetection sensor, a mobile-based high sensitivity absorptiometer is presented to detect organophosphorus (OP) compounds for Internet-of-Things based food safety tracking.
Lorenc, "The evaluation of consistency between body composition assessments in pediatric population using pencil beam and fan beam dual-energy X-ray absorptiometers," Journal of Clinical Densitometry, vol.
Comparison of the effect of different reference data on Lunar DPX and Hologic QDR-1000 dual-energy X-ray absorptiometers. Br J Radiol 1992;65:1124-9.
Comparison of the effect of different reference data on lunar DPX and Hologic QDR-1000 dual energy xray absorptiometers. Br J of radiology.1992;65:1124-9.
Densitometers are of 2 basic types: absorptiometers and computed tomographic scanners.
Whereas absorptiometers measure the absorption of radiation by skeletal calcium, quantitative computed tomography (QCT) scanners measure the actual density of a volume of bone.
Comparative performance in vitro and in vivo of lunar DPX and Hologic QDR-1000 dual energy x-ray absorptiometers. Br J Radiol 1991;64:1023-9.
Comparisons between Hologic, Lunar and Norland dual-energy X-ray absorptiometers and other techniques used for whole-body soft tissue measurements.