functional magnetic resonance imaging

noun
Updated on: 30 Apr 2018

Definition of functional magnetic resonance imaging

: magnetic resonance imaging used to detect physical changes (as of blood flow) in the brain resulting from increased neuronal activity called also functional MRI

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1988

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functional magnetic resonance imaging

noun

medical 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

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