Not long after I was finally diagnosed, my doctor ordered a bone density scan.
I always thought there was a bone density test or something to be able to get in.
But what women did see was a positive correlation between drinking and bone density if they consumed low-alcohol beer.
bone mineral density n.
The mineral content in a given volume of bone, used as a measure of bony health and in the diagnosis of osteoporosis.
|bone density |
A measurement corresponding to the mineral density of bone, expressed as mineral mass per unit volume of bone and usually assessed by a radiologic scan of the lower spine or hip. Bone density measurements are used to diagnose and monitor osteoporosis and other bone diseases.