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Term:
volumetric bone mineral density (CMO:0001553)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
bone mineral content +   
bone mineral density  
volumetric bone mineral density +   
Measurement of the mineral mass per unit volume of bone, the hard, rigid form of connective tissue constituting most of the skeleton of vertebrates and composed chiefly of calcium salts.

Synonyms
Related Synonyms: vBMD ;   volumetric BMD
Definition Sources: Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, ISBN:978-1416049982, McGraw-Hill:McGraw-Hill_Concise_Dictionary_of_Modern_Medicine

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