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MRI stands for "magnetic resonance imaging." An MRI is used in the medical field and provides a strong contrast of soft tissues that most medical equipment like a CT or X-ray cannot provide. A strong and expensive magnet is used to scan the body's healthy and diseased tissue. These machines may cost in the millions and will have varied strengths depending on the medical need for the scan.

MRI stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. It is a device used to visualize internal structures of the body in detail. It is especially useful in measuring the brain, muscles, the heart and cancers. This is due to the fact that it provides good contrast between soft tissues.

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