nuclear jaundice n.
noun, Physics. 1. the selective absorption of electromagnetic radiation by an atomic nucleus in the presence of a strong, static, magnetic field: used in research and in medicine to monitor tissue metabolism and to distinguish between normal and abnormal cells. Abbreviation: NMR. noun 1. a technique for determining the magnetic moments of nuclei by subjecting […]
- Nuclear magnetic resonance scanner
noun 1. a machine for the medical technique in which changes in the constituent atoms of the body under the influence of a powerful electromagnet are used to generate computed images of the internal organs
noun, Physics. 1. a unit of magnetic moment, used to measure proton spin and approximately equal to 1/1836 . nuclear magneton See under magneton.
noun 1. diagnostic and therapeutic medical techniques using radionuclides or radioisotopes. noun 1. the branch of medicine concerned with the use of radionuclides in the diagnosis and treatment of disease nuclear medicine n. The branch of medicine that deals with the use of radionuclides in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.