- MRI - magnetic resonance imaging
- MR tomography
- nuclear magnetic resonance imaging
- MRI. A procedure in which a magnet linked to a computer is used to create detailed pictures of areas inside the body. Also called nuclear magnetic resonance imaging.
Definition from: Physician Data Query via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
- A noninvasive diagnostic technique that produces computerized images of internal body tissues and is based on nuclear magnetic resonance of atoms within the body induced by the application of radio waves -- called also MRI.
Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary by Merriam-Webster Inc.
Related discussion in the Handbook
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.