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functional magnetic resonance imaging

noun

Definition of FUNCTIONAL MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING

:  magnetic resonance imaging used to demonstrate correlations between physical changes (as in blood flow) in the brain and mental functioning (as in performing cognitive tasks)—abbreviation fMRI; called also functional MRI
April 02, 2015
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