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What is the definition or description of: magnetic resonance imaging?

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Dr. Lori Wagner
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Magnet: A magnet is used to create a magnetic field; the different cells of the body react at difference speeds; this produces an image.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.

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What is magnetic resonance imaging (mri)

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Dr. Paul Cohen
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Nice pictres...: A very hi-tech, no radiation way of taking pictures of our bodies to aid doctors in helping pinpoint what is going on in a particular area of our body.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.

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