Dictionary

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
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First Known Use of MAGNETIC RESONANCE

1903
Medical Dictionary

magnetic resonance

noun

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
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