Glossary of Terms

Enter a term in the text box and press Find.
For a list of terms, select a letter or enter starting letter(s).

A B C D E F G H I K L M N O P R S T U V W X Y Z [All

Enter term:    

Click images to view larger

More images

magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
A diagnostic radiologic modality, in which the nuclei of the hydrogen atoms in a patient are aligned in a strong, uniform magnetic field, absorb energy from tuned radio pulses, then emit radio signals. These signals are converted into images which appear as cross-sectional slices of the patient’s body.
Current Radiology News