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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The 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 usually computerized techniques, such as ultrasonography or spectroscopy.
  • n. Psychology The use of mental images to influence bodily processes and to control pain, or to achieve a goal that one has visualized or imagined.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of image.
  • n. The technique or practice of creating images of otherwise invisible aspects of an object, especially of body parts.
  • n. The use of mental images to alter a person's perceptions or behaviors.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The forming of mental images; expression by means of imagery.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (medicine) obtaining pictures of the interior of the body
  • n. the ability to form mental images of things or events

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