The use of a nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer to produce electronic images of specific atoms and molecular structures in solids, especially human cells, tissues, and organs.(noun)
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Use "magnetic resonance imaging" in a sentence
"Take a 2009 piece about advances in functional magnetic resonance imaging that ran in the New York Times–owned International Herald Tribune."