MRI scan

MRI scan
MRI scan UK [ˌem ɑːr ˈaɪ ˌskæn] US [ˌem ɑr ˈaɪ ˌskæn] noun [countable] [singular MRI scan plural MRI scans] medical
a medical test in which images are made of the organs inside your body, or the image that is produced in this way. MRI is a short form of magnetic resonance imaging. http://www.macmillandictionary.com/med2cd/weblinks/mri-scan.htm
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