magnetic resonance imaging, MRI(noun)
the use of nuclear magnetic resonance of protons to produce proton density images
The mri are a fictional alien species in the Faded Sun Trilogy of C. J. Cherryh's Alliance-Union universe. Their culture appears to be drawn upon those of the Apache, Berbers, and Japanese samurai. Their name means simply "the people," and they refer to all other races as "tsi-mri," which literally means not people.
What does MRI stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the MRI acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
IRM, mir, Mir, MIR, rim
The numerical value of MRI in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of MRI in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
If we tune the MRI to detect sugars attached to a particular protein, we can see the difference between normal and cancerous cells.
(Women) should be concerned but also realize that we have very effective ways to monitor the breast with breast MRI and mammograms which detect cancer at an early stage (small size, node negative) and at a stage that is easily treatable and has a good prognosis.
Adults with sudden back pain do not need to rush to get an X-ray or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), unless the clinician suspects the patient has a more serious condition, such as fracture or cancer, less than 5 percent of patients with low back pain, however, will fall into this category.
MRI is more commonly performed in younger women with denser breast tissue, and we know that MRI, being more sensitive, can lead to additional findings that lead women to opt for bilateral mastectomy, most of the literature shows a similar pattern, with CPM being strongly associated with decreasing age.
Go talk to your internist who did the referral, that's someone with whom you should have an open and honest conversation about this. You should be getting, at the absolute minimum, a high-quality mammogram every year with a radiologist who is aware of the previous diagnosis. She should perhaps consider getting an MRI screening.
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