magnetic resonance

noun

Definition of magnetic resonance

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

First Known Use of magnetic resonance

1903


Medical Dictionary

magnetic resonance

noun

Medical Definition of magnetic resonance

  1. :  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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