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Related to ferromagnetism: ferrimagnetism, antiferromagnetism
pertaining to substances, such as iron, nickel, and cobalt, that are strongly affected by magnetism and may become magnetized by exposure to a magnetic field.
ferromagnetic(fer″ō-mag-net′ik) [ ferro- + magnetic]
Pert. to a metal (e.g., cobalt, iron, nickel, and some alloys) capable of being magnetized when placed in a magnetic field.ferromagnet (fer″ŏ-mag′nĕt) ferromagnetism (fer″ō-mag′nĕ-tizm)
CAUTION!Ferromagnetic materials are unsafe in magnetic resonance imaging environments.
adj pertaining to substances that exhibit unusually strong magnetic properties; ironlike substances.