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magnetic resonance imaging

n. Abbr. MRI
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.

magnetic resonance imaging

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(Medicine) 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 cancer. Abbreviation: MRI

magnet′ic res′onance im`aging


n.
a process of producing images of the body regardless of intervening bone by means of a strong magnetic field and low-energy radio waves. Abbr.: MRI

magnetic resonance imaging

The use of nuclear magnetic resonance to produce images of the molecules that make up a substance, especially the soft tissues of the human body. Magnetic resonance imaging is used in medicine to diagnose disorders of body structures that do not show up well on x-rays. See more at nuclear magnetic resonance.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging


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(MRI) A diagnostic method of examining the inside of the body, tissues, or organs using radio waves to produce maps or images.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Magnetic Resonance Imaging - the use of nuclear magnetic resonance of protons to produce proton density imagesmagnetic resonance imaging - the use of nuclear magnetic resonance of protons to produce proton density images
tomography, imaging - (medicine) obtaining pictures of the interior of the body
fMRI, functional magnetic resonance imaging - a form of magnetic resonance imaging of the brain that registers blood flow to functioning areas of the brain
Translations

mag·net·ic res·o·nance im·a·ging

n. imágenes por resonancia magnética, procedimiento por imágenes basado en el análisis cualitativo de la estructura química y biológica de un tejido.
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