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MRIMRI 1. {Magnetic Resonance Imaging}. 2. {Measurement Requirements and Interface}.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (27 SEP 03)
MRImagnetic resonance imaging \mag*net"ic res"on*ance im"ag*ing\ n. (Medicine) a medical diagnostic procedure utilizing the phenomenon of {nuclear magnetic resonance} to generate images of internal parts of the body. It depends on the differential absorption of electromagnetic radiation by different types of living tissue in a magnetic field. It is complementary to X-ray imaging in that the softer tissue show more prominently in magnetic resonance images, rather than bone, as with X-rays. It is a non-invasive procedure, allowing such images to be obtained without penetration of the tissue by objects. It is abbreviated {MRI}. As with {computerized tomography}, the results are usually presented as images of sequential planar sections of that part of the body of concern to the physician. [PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
MRIMRI n : the use of nuclear magnetic resonance of protons to produce proton density images [syn: {magnetic resonance imaging}]
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(abbreviation)machine-readable information
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
(abbreviation)magnetic resonance imaging
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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