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1) magnetic resonance imaging. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The patient lies inside a large, hollow cylinder containing a strong electromagnet, which causes the nuclei of certain atoms in the body (especially those of hydrogen)...

2) diagnosis. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Scans (Computerized Axial Tomography), MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging), and other laboratory tests. Diagnosis by physical examination includes ascertaining temperature,...

3) radiology. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The computerized axial tomography (CAT) scan uses computer technology to focus X rays on precise sections of the body. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) utilizes supercooled...

4) aneurysm. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Dilatation of an artery, and therefore weakness of that portion of the arterial wall, may be rarely congenital, or it may be caused by syphilis, hypertension (high...

5) epilepsy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...There are many conditions that have epileptic seizures. Sudden discharge of excess electrical activity, which can be either generalized (involving many areas of cells...

6) magnetic resonance. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The resonance refers to the enhancement of the absorption that occurs when the correct combination of field and frequency is reached. The procedure is analogous to...

7) space medicine. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The principal aim is to discover how well and for how long humans can withstand the extreme conditions encountered in space, as well as how well they can readapt...

8) anatomy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Comparative anatomy is concerned with the structural differences of plant and animal forms. The study of similarities and differences in anatomical structures forms...

9) electromagnet. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Any electric current produces a magnetic field, but the field near an ordinary straight conductor is rarely strong enough to be of practical use. A strong field can...

10) lung cancer. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States in both men and women. Like other cancers, lung cancer occurs after repeated insults to the...

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