functional magnetic resonance imaging


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functional magnetic resonance imaging

n. Abbr. fMRI
Magnetic resonance imaging that provides three-dimensional images of the brain showing areas of increased blood flow that correlate with specific brain functions.
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Noun1.functional magnetic resonance imaging - 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
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