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(den′sit-ē )

[L. densitas, thickness]

1. The relative weight of a substance compared with a reference standard; a physical parameter of a substance that is equal to its mass per unit volume.
SEE: specific gravity
2. The quality of being dense; a physical parameter of a substance that is equal to its mass per unit volume.
3. The extent of exposure of image receptors; formerly known as the blackness of the metallic silver that was visible in a developed radiographic film image.
4. In digital imaging, density has been replaced by image receptor (IR) exposure.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Density." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768266/all/parasite_density.
Density. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768266/all/parasite_density. Accessed May 24, 2019.
Density. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768266/all/parasite_density
Density [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768266/all/parasite_density.
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