Densities

Density

1. (Science: radiology) The amount of darkness or light in an area of a scan reflects the compactness and density of tissue. Differences in tissue density are the basis for CT and MR scans.

2. (Science: microscopy) logarithm to the base 10 of the reciprocal of transmittance.


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