magnetic resonance

noun
|Updated on: 14 May 2018

Definition of magnetic resonance

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

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1903

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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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