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amplitude

 [am´plĭ-to̳d]
1. largeness, fullness; wideness or breadth of range or extent.
2. in conventional tomography, the motion of the x-ray tube (with the cassette moving in the opposite direction) during the x-ray exposure.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

am·pli·tude

(am'pli-tūd),
Largeness; extent; breadth or range.
[L. amplitudo, fr. amplus, large]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

amplitude

An MRI term for the strength (height) of a signal; the greater the amplitude of an MRI signal, the larger the number of protons in the image and the brighter it will appear.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

amplitude

Cardiac pacing The maximum absolute value attained by an electrical waveform, or any quantity that varies periodically; pacemaker amplitudes express the value of the potential difference in volts or current flow in amperes; pacemaker output pulses have typically averaged 5 volts and 10 milliamps. See Relative fusional vergence.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

am·pli·tude

(am'pli-tūd)
Largeness; extent; breadth or range.
[L. amplitudo, fr. amplus, large]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

am·pli·tude

(am'pli-tūd)
Largeness, extent, breadth, or range.
[L. amplitudo, fr. amplus, large]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012