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Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR)

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A physical phenomenon based upon the magnetic property of the nuclei of certain atoms.

The term is often used to describe a series of techniques that make use of this phenomenon to determine the structure of molecules, by placing them in a strong magnetic field.

Applications in medical imaging include Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS).

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Related words:

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) - Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS)

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