bone mineral density (BMD)
grams per centimeter squared (g/cm²)

Name bone mineral density
Abbreviation BMD
Is Categorical? False
Tissue(s) bone
Group(s) body composition
Description Bone Mineral Density, BMD, (g/cm2) (cm squared) by DXA (Dual energy X-ray
Absorptiometry) from whole animal (25 weeks) and from carcass (fat tissue and
organs removed at 26 weeks).
Protocol Not Specified


No experiments found.



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