chemical shift

noun

Medical Definition of chemical shift

: the characteristic displacement of the magnetic resonance frequency of a sample nucleus from that of a reference nucleus that provides the basis for generating and interpreting nuclear magnetic resonance and magnetic resonance imaging data

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“Chemical shift.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chemical%20shift. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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