HyperDic: imaging

English > 2 senses of the word imaging:
NOUNcognitionimaging, imagination, imagery, mental imagerythe ability to form mental images of things or events
actimaging, tomography(medicine) obtaining pictures of the interior of the body
imaging > pronunciation
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > imaging: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe ability to form mental images of things or events.
Synonymsimagination, imagery, mental imagery
Narrowerchimera, chimaeraA grotesque product of the imagination
dream, dreamingA series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep / sleep
evocationimaginative re-creation
mind's eyeThe imaging of remembered or invented scenes
picturing, envisioningvisual imagery
pretense, pretence, make-believeimaginative intellectual play
visionA vivid mental image
Broaderrepresentational processAny basic cognitive process in which some entity comes to stand for or represent something else
Spanishimagen mental, imagen, representación mental, representación
Catalanimatge mental, imatge, imatgeria, representació mental, representació
English > imaging: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaning(medicine) obtaining pictures of the interior of the body.
Categorymedicine, medical specialtyThe branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
NarrowerX-raying, X-radiationObtaining images by the use of X rays
magnetic resonance imaging, MRIThe use of nuclear magnetic resonance of protons to produce proton density images
positron emission tomography, PETUsing a computerized radiographic technique to examine the metabolic activity in various tissues (especially in the brain)
radioscopy, radiology(radiology) examination of the inner structure of opaque objects using X rays or other penetrating radiation
sonography, ultrasonography, echography, ultrasoundUsing the reflections of high-frequency sound waves to construct an image of a body organ (a sonogram)
Broaderpictorial representation, picturingvisual representation as by photography or painting

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