Meaning of MRI in English:


Pronunciation /ˌɛmˌɑːrˈʌɪ/

Translate MRI into Spanish


mass noun
  • 1Medicine

    • ‘the researchers used MRI to record the brain activity’
    1. 1.1count noun A medical examination performed using magnetic resonance imaging.
      ‘he's having an MRI to determine the extent of the injury’
      • ‘You may benefit from having an MRI in addition to a mammogram.’
      • ‘I just had an MRI and am waiting on the results.’
      • ‘They had a routine MRI, and they discover a blood clot.’
      • ‘He agreed to have the MRI.’
      • ‘I twisted my ankle and had to have an MRI.’
      • ‘Not everyone can have an MRI.’
      • ‘He asks if he can have the MRI late in the day because he has a second job.’
      • ‘He was released with a prescription for pain medication and a referral to have an MRI done.’
      • ‘You may have to undergo an MRI of the brain.’
      • ‘In addition, 98% of participants had an MRI.’
    2. 1.2An image obtained by magnetic resonance imaging.
      ‘after looking at the MRI, the doctors concluded that she needed surgery’
      • ‘After we saw the MRI, realized that Rick was completely brain dead and would never regain consciousness.’
      • ‘See, it is right here on your MRI.’
      • ‘The lesions were only seen on the MRI.’
      • ‘You can see cancer on an MRI.’
      • ‘They had seen cases where doctors for the patient would look at an MRI and say there were serious problems and a risk of death, while doctors for an insurance company would look at the same MRI and say that the person looked perfectly healthy.’
      • ‘You can't really predict intelligence right now by looking at an MRI.’
      • ‘We are potentially looking at an MRI of individual proteins.’
      • ‘The neurologist on call that night looked at the same MRI where the emergency doctors had seen nothing and immediately saw that my wife had suffered a severe stroke.’
      • ‘The doctors came in after they'd looked at the MRI.’
      • ‘You can't look at an MRI and say, “There it is! Schizophrenia.”’