Definition of absorptiometry in English:

absorptiometry

noun

Physics
  • See absorptiometer

    • ‘The commoner forms of these devices in Europe and North America include heel and forearm dual energy x ray absorptiometry and quantitative ultrasound at the heel.’
    • ‘Gamma radiation was the original method of absorptiometry.’
    • ‘To measure body fatness, one may use dual energy x-ray absorptiometry, densitrometry or bioelectrical impedance.’
    • ‘Bone mineral density of the lumbar spine and proximal femur were measured with dual energy x ray absorptiometry (QDR 1000, Hologic Inc, Waltham, Massachusetts).’
    • ‘Several different types of scans are available, including ultrasound, computerized tomography and dual energy X-ray absorptiometry.’