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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.
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magnetic resonance imaging

n
(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
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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
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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.
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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.
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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
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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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