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Mri(magnetic resonance imaging) used to be called nmr. Was the change political?

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In brief: Yes

College of radiology was afraid the word nuclear in NMR would scare people away.
Know what else MRI stands for?

In brief: Yes

College of radiology was afraid the word nuclear in NMR would scare people away.
Know what else MRI stands for?
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