functional magnetic resonance imaging meaning

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Noun: functional magnetic resonance imaging
  1. A form of magnetic resonance imaging of the brain that registers blood flow to functioning areas of the brain
    - fMRI

Type of: magnetic resonance imaging, MRI

Encyclopedia: Functional magnetic resonance imaging


[Medicine]
Non-invasive method of demonstrating internal anatomy based on the principle that atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field absorb pulses of radiofrequency energy and emit them as radiowaves which can be reconstructed into computerized images. The concept includes proton spin tomographic techniques.

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  1. progress of functional magnetic resonance imaging in brain research
  2. applications of functional magnetic resonance imaging in language disorders
  3. a functional magnetic resonance imaging study of chinese-english cerebral representation
  4. functional magnetic resonance imaging was used to “ watch ” their brains while they slept
  5. using functional magnetic resonance imaging to study the correlation between the acupoint and cerebral region

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