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functional magnetic resonance imaging
(Pathology) functional magnetic resonance imaging: a technique that directly measures the blood flow in the brain, thereby providing information on brain activity
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|Noun||1.||fMRI - a form of magnetic resonance imaging of the brain that registers blood flow to functioning areas of the brain|
magnetic resonance imaging, MRI - the use of nuclear magnetic resonance of protons to produce proton density images
BOLD FMRI - functional magnetic resonance imaging that relies on intrinsic changes in hemoglobin oxygenation