neuroimaging(redirected from Brain function map)
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Radiological imaging that depicts brain structure or function.
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1. Any imaging technique–eg, PET scans, functional MRI, used to evaluate functional aspects of neural activity .
2. Images obtained from the head which detect any abnormal mass, but which do not identify a specific type of tumor.
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neuroimaging(noor?o-im'a-jing) [ neuro- + imaging]
The visual or graphic representation of the anatomy, blood flow, electrical activity, metabolism, oxygen usage, receptor sites, or other physiological functions of the central nervous system.
volumetric neuroimagingVolumetric brain imaging.
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The use of x ray studies and magnetic resonance imaging (MRIs) to detect abnormalities or trace pathways of nerve activity in the central nervous system.
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