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magnetic resonance imaging

noun

Simple Definition of magnetic resonance imaging

  • medical : a method used to produce images of the inside of a person's body by means of a strong magnetic field

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of magnetic resonance imaging

  1. :  a noninvasive diagnostic technique that produces computerized images of internal body tissues and is based on nuclear magnetic resonance of atoms within the body induced by the application of radio waves —abbreviation MRI

1977

First Known Use of magnetic resonance imaging

1977


Medical Dictionary

magnetic resonance imaging

noun

Medical Definition of magnetic resonance imaging

  1. :  a noninvasive diagnostic technique that produces computerized images of internal body tissues and is based on nuclear magnetic resonance of atoms within the body induced by the application of radio waves—called also MRI




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