conspicuity


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con·spi·cu·i·ty

(kon'spi-kyū'i-tē),
The visibility of a structure of interest on a radiograph, a function of the inherent contrast of the structure and the complexity (noise) of the surrounding image.

con·spi·cu·i·ty

(kon'spi-kyū'i-tē)
The visibility of a structure of interest on a radiograph, a function of the inherent contrast of the structure and the complexity (noise) of the surrounding image.

conspicuity

In radiology, the relative visibility of a lesion — how well it stands out against the images received from neighboring tissues.
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Previous work suggests that increasing the number ofobjects in the background reduces the conspicuity of a target [for example, Nothdurft 2000; Bloomfield 1972; Turatto and Galfano 2000; Jenkins and Cole 1982; Eriksen and Eriksen 1974; Smith 1998; Wolfe and others 2002].
It is intuitive that the composite alloys will increase beam hardening which may possibly decrease contrast and lesion conspicuity in some patients.
At the moment the AFL is a pounds 900 extra, but for that you get the brightest lights on any production car which also swivel with the steering, raise beam on motorways and even illuminate the sides of the car at junctions for greater conspicuity.
John Rowling, manager of the Mid and South Wales Safety Camera Partnership, said conspicuity of camera operations in the partnership area would not be altered.
Di Meola captures this by a third principle of prepositional grammaticalization: the principle of functional conspicuity (p.
Much time is spent uncovering the great immoderate conspicuity of the moderately successful, moderately religious anti-grotesque.
According to ASM, the aviation industry has been searching for years for improvements in paint markings for taxiways and runways that will reduce the need for frequent repainting yet retain their conspicuity.
Second, quantitative MRI measurements of lesion burden depend on technical factors, such as the slice thickness of the images and the conspicuity of lesions, and are subject to variability, depending on the individual performing the measurements.
Earlier this year, NHTSA published an advance notice of proposed rulemaking on rear underride crash protection and visibility conspicuity of single unit trucks.
Fat-saturated (frequency selective) images increase the conspicuity of liver lesions.
While the primary use of automotive lighting is to provide visibility to the driver, improve vehicle conspicuity and alert the presence and position of the vehicle to others, it has established ground in the aesthetics of the vehicle.
Fire Administration's efforts to raise the conspicuity of markings on fire vehicles, making them more visible when blocking the incident scene.