Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine

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Dig·i·tal Imag·ing and Com·mu·ni·ca·tions in Med·i·cine

(DICOM) (diji-tăl imăj-ing kŏ-myūni-kāshŭnz medi-sin)
A joint standard of the American College of Radiology and National Equipment Manufacturers Association; specifies entities (or objects) and functions (or services) to allow communication between various image sources and other computer devices.
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Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine



The computer standard language for distributing and viewing any type of medical image.
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