image intensifier

noun
image in·​ten·​si·​fi·​er | \ -in-ˈten(t)-sə-ˌfī(-ə)r How to pronounce image intensifier (audio) \

Medical Definition of image intensifier

: a device used especially for diagnosis in radiology that provides a more intense image for a given amount of radiation than can be obtained by the usual fluorometric methods

Other Words from image intensifier

image intensification \ -​in-​ˌten(t)s-​(ə-​)fə-​ˈkā-​shən How to pronounce image intensifier (audio) \ noun

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“Image intensifier.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/image%20intensifier. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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