Meaning of ABSORPTIOMETRY in English

Pronunciation: ə b- ˌ so ̇ rp-sh ē - ' ä-m ə -tr ē , - ˌ zo ̇ rp-

Function: noun

Etymology: absorptio n + -metry

Date: 1951

: measurement of the amount of radiation absorbed (as by living tissue) especially to determine density ― compare DUAL-ENERGY X-RAY ABSORPTIOMETRY

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.