magnetic resonance


noun

the response by atoms, molecules, or nuclei subjected to a magnetic field to radio waves or other forms of energy: used in medicine for scanningSee magnetic resonance imaging, magnetic resonance angiography

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Medical definitions for magnetic resonance

magnetic resonance
[ măg-nĕtĭk ]

n.

The absorption of specific frequencies of radio and microwave radiation by atoms placed in a magnetic fielding.
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Scientific definitions for magnetic resonance

magnetic resonance

See nuclear magnetic resonance.
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