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sonometer

[sə′näm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
In general, any device which consists of a thin metallic wire stretched over two bridges that are usually mounted on a soundboard and which is used to measure the vibration frequency, tension, density, or diameter of the wire, or to verify relations between these quantities. Also known as monochord.
In particular, an instrument for measuring rock stress by means of a piano wire stretched between two bolts in the rock; any change of pitch after destressing is observed and used to indicate stress.
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The global bone sonometer market is expected to reach from US$ 890.2 Mn in 2018 to US$ 1,428.9 Mn by 2027 expanding at a CAGR of 5.5% from 2019 to 2027.
- Rising geriatric population and latest product innovation will provide impetus to the bone sonometer market growth
Hospital staff plan to build a service around the sonometer, which will provide patients with a comprehensive treatment programme, including lifestyle adjustments and a public awareness initiative, to raise the profile of osteoporosis in the community.
My fellow inspectors then ambled about the premises with the sonometer, stopping at various machines to measure the noise levels.
Drugstores in Indianapolis recently offered screening with the innovative Sahara Clinical Bone Sonometer. Heel bone density is a good indicator of overall bone health and helps predict one's risk for future fracture of the hip, spine, or wrist.
In the present project we are collecting basic data on bone density and examining the prevalence of low bone mass in adults over 18 using a Sahara[R] bone sonometer. We are conducting a risk assessment to identify risk factors associated with low bone mass in order to target educational messages aimed at motivating people to improve their lifestyle by changing risk factors that are within a person's control to modify or change.

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