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Descriptor English: Bone Density
Descriptor Spanish: Densidad Ósea
Descriptor densidad ósea
Entry term(s) contenido mineral óseo
densidad mineral ósea
Scope note: Cantidad de mineral por centímetro cuadrado de HUESO. Es la definición utilizada en la práctica clínica. La densidad ósea real se expresaría en gramos por mililitro. Se determina más frecuentemente por ABSORCIOMETRÍA DE RAYOS X o TOMOGRAFÍA COMPUTARIZADA POR RAYOS X. La densidad ósea es un predictor importante de OSTEOPOROSIS.
Descriptor Portuguese: Densidade Óssea
Descriptor French: Densité osseuse
Entry term(s): Bone Densities
Bone Mineral Content
Bone Mineral Contents
Bone Mineral Densities
Bone Mineral Density
Density, Bone
Density, Bone Mineral
Tree number(s): G11.427.100
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015519
Scope note: The amount of mineral per square centimeter of BONE. This is the definition used in clinical practice. Actual bone density would be expressed in grams per milliliter. It is most frequently measured by X-RAY ABSORPTIOMETRY or TOMOGRAPHY, X RAY COMPUTED. Bone density is an important predictor for OSTEOPOROSIS.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Bone and Bones (1966-1989)
Public MeSH Note: 90
History Note: 90
Related: Absorptiometry, Photon MeSH
DeCS ID: 24543
Unique ID: D015519
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Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1989/10/04
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Bone Density - Preferred
Concept UI M0023878
Scope note The amount of mineral per square centimeter of BONE. This is the definition used in clinical practice. Actual bone density would be expressed in grams per milliliter. It is most frequently measured by X-RAY ABSORPTIOMETRY or TOMOGRAPHY, X RAY COMPUTED. Bone density is an important predictor for OSTEOPOROSIS.
Preferred term Bone Density
Entry term(s) Bone Densities
Bone Mineral Densities
Bone Mineral Density
Density, Bone
Density, Bone Mineral
Bone Mineral Content - Narrower
Concept UI M0023879
Preferred term Bone Mineral Content
Entry term(s) Bone Mineral Contents



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