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Synonyms for contrast

differentiate

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differ

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  • differ
  • be contrary
  • be distinct
  • be at variance
  • be dissimilar

Synonyms for contrast

striking difference between compared individuals

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Synonyms for contrast

the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared

the act of distinguishing by comparing differences

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a conceptual separation or distinction

the perceptual effect of the juxtaposition of very different colors

the range of optical density and tone on a photographic negative or print (or the extent to which adjacent areas on a television screen differ in brightness)

put in opposition to show or emphasize differences

to show differences when compared

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They also use nano contrast agent in CT to better diagnose liver lesions as a negative contrast agent, and in many imaging planes (coronal, sagittal, and transverse axial).
Research comparing positive and negative contrast, however, suggests that the relation between following and preceding schedules and contrast holds for positive contrast only.
Particles that are commercially used as negative contrast in the world are very expensive and they are not easily available.
In 2006 Fayad and colleagues reported an appealing MR sequence named Gradient echo Acquisition for Superparamagnetic particles with Positive contrast' (GRASP) which creates a positive rather than negative contrast of SPIO.
One of the used procedures to evaluate the behavior of the animals to the suddenly changes in the reward's value is the consummately Successive Negative Contrast (cSNC), in which rats receive daily access to a 32% sucrose solution (pre-shift phase) and then they are shifted to a 4% sucrose solution (post-shift phase).
European and North American theologians explore the thought of Dominican theologian Schillebeeckx (1914-2009) in terms of the question of God in modernity, the social role of theology, the dialogue between the religions, suffering and experiences of negative contrast, church and tradition in an age of globalization and liquidization, philosophy and theology, and the past and future of his theological project.
The important contribution of CT in the diagnosis of appendicitis was discussed, along with the problems and potential benefits of positive and negative contrast of the bowel in CT in general.
To enhance the diagnostic accuracy for focal intracavity lesions such as endometrial polyps or submucous myomas, a negative contrast agent such as saline or gel may be injected into the uterine cavity during ultrasound: the saline or gel instillation sonohysterography.
Keywords: frustration, neonatal chronic stress, Consummatory Successive Negative contrast, consummatory Extinction, rats.
In this case negative contrast (black text on white background) or positive contrast (black text on white background) commonly used in presentations is possitive.
The least satisfactory analysis here concerns the writer Albert Memmi, whom Hochberg seems to introduce only in order to dismiss as a recalcitrant figure whose hostility toward the Arab world stands in starkly negative contrast to the writers that she finds more amenable.
It can also aid in the diagnosis of atypical presentations, (8) and it is helpful in cases in which clinical suspicion of perforation remains despite negative contrast studies.
However, if the original task is easy and the second task is difficult, there should be negative contrast between the originally easy task and the second, harder task and the negative contrast would be expected to result in a decrease in persistence.