magnetic resonance

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magnetic resonance

noun

Definition of MAGNETIC RESONANCE

:  the excitation of particles (as atomic nuclei or electrons) in a magnetic field by exposure to electromagnetic radiation of a specific frequency

First Known Use of MAGNETIC RESONANCE

1903

magnetic resonance

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MAGNETIC RESONANCE

: the absorption of energy exhibited by particles (as atomic nuclei or electrons) in a static magnetic field when the particles are exposed to electromagnetic radiation of certain frequencies—abbreviation MR; see nuclear magnetic resonance

magnetic resonance

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Absorption or emission of electromagnetic radiation by electrons or atomic nuclei in response to certain magnetic fields. The principles of magnetic resonance are used to study the atomic and nuclear properties of matter; two common laboratory techniques are nuclear magnetic resonance and electron spin resonance. In medicine, magnetic resonance imaging is used to produce images of human tissue.

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