neuroimaging(redirected from Brain scanning)
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Radiological imaging that depicts brain structure or function.
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.
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.
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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