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Definition of Functional magnetic resonance imaging

Functional magnetic resonance imaging: The use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to learn which regions of the brain are active in a specific function, as in speech. Abbreviated fMRI. See also: Magnetic resonance imaging

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Last Editorial Review: 10/9/2012

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