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(Medicine) medical examination of the internal structures of the body by means of ultrasound


A diagnostic method of examining the chest area using ultrasound (high-frequency) waves to produce a recording, called an echogram.
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Noun1.echography - using the reflections of high-frequency sound waves to construct an image of a body organ (a sonogram)echography - using the reflections of high-frequency sound waves to construct an image of a body organ (a sonogram); commonly used to observe fetal growth or study bodily organs
prenatal diagnosis - any of the diagnostic procedures used to determine whether a fetus has a genetic abnormality
tomography, imaging - (medicine) obtaining pictures of the interior of the body
A-scan ultrasonography - the use of ultrasonography to measure the length of the eyeball
B-scan ultrasonography - the use of ultrasonography to view structure in the back of the eye


n. ecografía. V.: ultrasonography
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The digital rectal exam, prostate-specific antigen and transrectal echography in the diagnosis of prostatic cancer.
The measurement of CO was made by using 2D echography and the Simpson technique, by multiplying the systolic volume and the cardiac rate.
Diagnosis of acute colonic diverticulitis: comparison with echography and tomodensitometry.
Preoperative diagnostic accuracy of fine-needle aspiration in the management of breast lesions: comparison of specificity and sensitivity with clinical examination, mammography, echography, and thermography in 249 patients.
After 8-month-old mice had completed echography, kidneys were harvested from one mouse/sex/perinatal treatment and subjected to routine hematoxylin and eosin processing (see Table S2).
Comparison of functional findings with results of standardized echography of the optic nerve in optic disk drusen].