TITLE

T score

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2245
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "T score" is presented. It is a measure of bone density in which the mass of a patient's bones are compared with the bone mass of premenopausal women. A T score that is more than 1 standard deviation from the norm identifies bone that is osteopenic.
ACCESSION #
21249604

 

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