Imaging meaning

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Visual representation of an object, such as a body part or celestial body, for the purpose of medical diagnosis or data collection, using any of a variety of techniques, such as ultrasonography or spectroscopy.
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The act or process of recording or producing an image, esp. by electronic means, as in radar, ultrasound, CT scan, computer graphics, etc., as for scientific research, medical diagnosis, or filmmaking.
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Visual representation of an object, such as a body part or celestial body, for the purpose of medical diagnosis or data collection, using any of a variety of techniques, such as ultrasonography or spectroscopy.
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The creation of visual representations of objects, such as a body parts or celestial bodies, for the purpose of medical diagnosis or data collection, using any of a variety of usually computerized techniques. Within the field of medicine, important imaging technologies include compuertized axial tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and ultrasonography.
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(1) Creating a film or electronic image of any picture or paper form. Imaging is accomplished by scanning or photographing an object and turning it into a matrix of dots (bitmap), the true meaning of which is unknown to the computer, only to the human viewer. Scanned documents containing text can be encoded into computer data with page recognition software (see OCR). See micrographics, image processing and document imaging.
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Present participle of image.
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The technique or practice of creating images of otherwise invisible aspects of an object, especially of body parts.
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The use of mental images to alter a person's perceptions or behaviors.
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