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DICOM definition

medical, standard
(From Digital Imaging and COmmunications in Medicine) A standard developed by ACR-NEMA (American College of Radiology - National Electrical Manufacturer's Association) for communications between medical imaging devices. It conforms to the ISO reference model for network communications and incorporates object-oriented design concepts.
(1995-03-29)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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