magnetic resonance imaging


noun

MRI.

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British Dictionary definitions for magnetic resonance imaging

magnetic resonance imaging

noun

a noninvasive medical diagnostic technique in which the absorption and transmission of high-frequency radio waves are analysed as they irradiate the hydrogen atoms in water molecules and other tissue components placed in a strong magnetic field. This computerized analysis provides a powerful aid to the diagnosis and treatment planning of many diseases, including cancerAbbreviation: MRI
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Medical definitions for magnetic resonance imaging

magnetic resonance imaging

n.

The use of a nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer to produce electronic images of specific atoms and molecular structures in solids, especially human cells, tissues, and organs.
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Scientific definitions for magnetic resonance imaging

magnetic resonance imaging

See MRI.
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Cultural definitions for magnetic resonance imaging

magnetic resonance imaging

A technique for forming detailed images of internal organs and tissue. It works by putting the patient inside a magnet, then using radio waves to locate atoms in the tissue. Final production of the image is done by a computer. (Compare x-ray and ultrasound.)

notes for magnetic resonance imaging

MRI images are the most detailed that can be obtained.
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