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(im′ij )

[Fr. image fr. L. imago, copy, likeness]

1. A mental picture representing a real object.
2. A more or less accurate likeness of a thing or person.
3. A picture of an object as produced by a lens or mirror.
4. In radiology, a representation of structures within the body as a result of examination by various physical phenomena, e.g., x-rays, gamma rays, sound, or radio.

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