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Synonyms for precession

the motion of a spinning body (as a top) in which it wobbles so that the axis of rotation sweeps out a cone

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the act of preceding in time or order or rank (as in a ceremony)

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The free precession is detected with a resonant pickup coil, connected to a dual-phase lock-in amplifier.
This two-day class covers Time-SLIP imaging, FASE - Black Blood Imaging, Steady State Free Precession, Contrast Improved Angiography and Fresh Blood Imaging.
Bright-blood steady state free precession (SSFP) sequences provide moving cine images with a high signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) and excellent endocardial definition.
With its powerful gradient technology and open design, the Ultra offers clinical capabilities comparable to a high-field MRI system to offer procedures such as True Steady-State Free Precession (SSFP) and Super Fast Advanced Spin Echo (FASE), while accommodating both large and claustrophobic patients.
One is gradient echo imaging with balanced steady state preservation of residual transverse magnetization (steady state free precession, SSFP).
0 software expands the Ultra's clinical capabilities with the latest MRI pulse sequences, including: SuperFASE, Steady State Two Echoes (SS2E) for high-contrast imaging, which is similar to Steady State Free Precession (SSFP); Steady State T2 (SST2) for conducting heavily weighted T2 images; Sliding Slab for enhanced 3D TOF (time-of-flight) brain MR angiography images; Variable No Phase Wrap (NPW); Line Scan Diffusion to complement Single Shot Echo Planar Imaging (SS-EPI); and Swirl Encoding to reduce the flow and motion artifacts.