spatial resolution

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spatial resolution

the ability of an imaging system to discriminate between two adjacent high-contrast objects.

spatial resolution

An MRI term for the ability to delineate minute adjacent objects/points in an image, generally measured in line pairs per mm (lp/mm).

spatial resolution

Imaging Resolution in lateral direction of–ie, perpendicular to–ultrasound propagation in pulse-echo ultrasonography; SR reflects frequency of the ultrasonic pulse. Cf Axial resolution.

spatial resolution

In radiology, the ability to distinguish two adjacent points of similar density as being separate.
See also: resolution