Medical Definition of hyperintense
: appearing as a bright or white spot or region in images of the brain (such as those produced by MRI) hyperintense lesions
hyperintensity\-in-ˈten(t)-sət-ē\ play noun plural
hyperintensitiesThey used an M.R.I. scan to measure brain volume and white matter hyperintensities, a radiological finding indicative of vascular damage.—Nicholas Bakalar, The New York Times, 28 Feb. 2012
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