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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A measurement corresponding to the mineral density of bone, expressed as mineral mass per unit volume of bone and usually assessed by a radiologic scan of the lower spine or hip. Bone density measurements are used to diagnose and monitor osteoporosis and other bone diseases.
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