echocardiogram


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ech·o·car·di·o·gram

 (ĕk′ō-kär′dē-ə-grăm′)
n.
1. A visual record produced by echocardiography.
2. The procedure performed to produce such a record.

echocardiogram

(ˌɛkəʊˈkɑːdɪəʊˌɡræm)
n
(Medicine) a visual display or record produced using echocardiography

ech•o•car•di•o•gram

(ˌɛk oʊˈkɑr di əˌgræm)

n.
a graphic record produced by an echocardiograph.
[1975–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.echocardiogram - a graphical image of the heart produced by an echocardiograph
graph, graphical record - a visual representation of the relations between certain quantities plotted with reference to a set of axes
Translations

ech·o·car·di·o·gram

n. ecocardiograma, gráfico producido por una ecocardiografía.

echocardiogram, echo

(fam) n ecocardiografía, ecocardiograma m (esp. Amer)
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