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an intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores

ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk

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(astronomy) the equatorial coordinate specifying the angle, measured eastward along the celestial equator, from the vernal equinox to the intersection of the hour circle that passes through an object in the sky

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The measurement is performed seamlessly using DXA images acquired from a bone mineral densitometry (BMD) scan.
She is ABIM Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology and Certified in Bone Mineral Densitometry. Dr.
"Bone mineral densitometry scans can be done and adequate calcium and vitamin D intake advised.
Bone mineral densitometry in dialyzed patients: quantitative computed tomography versus dual photon absorptiometry.
Characteristics of surgical and natural menopause patients Surgical Natural P menopause menopause value (n=34) (n=68) Age, mean (SD) 56.97 (6.3) 56.2 (7.1) 0.61 BMI, mean (SD) 30.02 (3.9) 30.1 (4.7) 0.9 Osteocalcin, mean (SD) 4.54 (3.2) 4.82 (3.6) 0.70 Urine DPD, mean (SD) 22.11 (8.6) 23.17 (9.8) 0.58 Femur neck BMD, mean (SD) -1.297 (0.59) -1.047 (1.1) 0.25 Lumbar-BMD, mean (SD) -1.632 (0.93) -1.245 (1.0) 0.06 Menopause duration, 11.76 (7.4) 8.07 (7.1) 0.02 mean (SD) BMI: Body mass index, DPD: Deoxypyridinoline, BMD: Bone mineral densitometry, SD:Standart deviation Table 3.
I manage a busy diagnostic services department which carries out nearly 6,000 investigations a year, including nuclear medicine, vascular ultrasound, bone mineral densitometry and a wide range of clinical measurement investigations.