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a picture or concept with more or less likeness to an objective reality.
body image see body image.
digital image a depiction recorded electronically to allow viewing or transmission on a computer.
image distributor beam splitter.
disturbed body image a nursing diagnosis defined as confusion in the mental picture of one's personal self. See also body image.
fluoroscopic image a visual depiction on a fluoroscopy screen.
image intensifier a fluoroscope that is electronically enhanced to produce a brighter image; see also automatic brightness control, brightness gain, and vignetting.
latent image the invisible change in radiographic film that is caused by x-radiation or light and is made visible by development of the film.
magnification image direct radiographic enlargement requiring a fractional focus tube of 0.3 mm or less.
manifest image the change on an x-ray film that becomes visible when the latent image undergoes appropriate chemical processing.
mirror image
1. the image of light made visible by the reflecting surface of the cornea and lens when illuminated through the slit lamp.
2. an image with right and left relations reversed, as in the reflection of an object in a mirror.
motor image the organized cerebral model of the possible movements of the body.
phantom image an artifact seen in conventional linear tomography.

mir·ror im·age

a representation of an object or part thereof as its reflected image in a mirror.

mirror image

Etymology: L, mirare, to look at, imago
1 an image formed by a reflection.
2 a kind of reversed asymmetry of characteristics often found in sets of monozygotic twins.
3 chemical molecules with the same composition but with asymmetric arrangement of the atoms.

mirror image

An image of an object in which right and left are reversed. The term is also used to indicate the similarity of chemical substances or persons with quite similar personalities and looks (e.g., identical twins).
See also: image
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Customers can rest assured Mirror Image will continue to officially expand and support the ECF product line far into the future.
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Over the past year, Mirror Image has seen the demand for mobile support grow significantly and with the advent of new platforms such as Android and form factors like tablets, we anticipate even greater growth to come," said James G.
Mirror Image is extremely pleased to be a key piece of the ATP's mobile delivery strategy," said Gustav Vik, President and Chief Executive Officer for Mirror Image Internet.
WRAL-Raleigh (an affiliate of CBC New Media), WHDH-Boston, WSVN-Miami and WBUR-Alabama are among the regional broadcast news outlets deploying Mirror Image Internet's video streaming capabilities, enabling content owners to deliver more content to online and mobile viewers faster and easier.
Targeted to online advertising networks, advertising exchanges, mobile advertising networks, real-time bidding platform vendors and other advertising-related providers, Mirror Image makes it fast and simple for customers to dramatically increase the scalability, geographic coverage and performance of their targeted advertising applications.