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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A measurement corresponding to the mineral density of bone, used to diagnose osteopenia and osteoporosis.

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  • noun medicine Bone mineral density; a measure indicating the amount of mineral in bones, used to estimate the risk of osteoporosis or fractures.

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