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Definition: 'Proton Density Weighted Image'

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proton density weighted image

Type: Term

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1. an image intermediate between T1 weighted and T2 weighted, with signal strength mainly proportional to the concentration of protons in the tissue; for example, a gradient echo technique using very small flip angles and long TR values.




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