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ul·tra·so·nog·ra·phy

 (ŭl′trə-sə-nŏg′rə-fē)
n.
The use of high-frequency sound waves to image internal body structures, a developing fetus, or objects and currents that are underwater. Also called echography.

ul′tra·so·nog′ra·pher n.
ul′tra·son′o·graph′ic (-sŏn′ə-grăf′ĭk, -sō′nə-) adj.

ultrasonography

(ˌʌltrəsəˈnɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Medicine) the technique of using ultrasound to produce pictures of structures within the body, as for example of a fetus

ul•tra•so•nog•ra•phy

(ˌʌl trə səˈnɒg rə fi, -soʊ-)

n.
a diagnostic imaging technique utilizing reflected ultrasonic waves to delineate, measure, or examine internal body structures or organs.
[1950–55]
ultrasound, ultrasonography - Ultrasounds and ultrasonography work on the principle that sound is reflected at different speeds by tissues or substances of different densities.
See also related terms for reflected.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ultrasonography - using the reflections of high-frequency sound waves to construct an image of a body organ (a sonogram)ultrasonography - 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
Translations

ul·tra·so·nog·ra·phy

n. ultrasonografía, técnica de diagnóstico que emplea ultrasonido para producir imágenes de una estructura o de tejidos del cuerpo.

ultrasonography

n ecografía (técnica); Doppler — ecografía Doppler; duplex — ecografía dúplex
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The recommended imaging modality is quality transvaginal ultrasonography with an ultrasonographer accredited through the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers.
Linked to the physician and listening through an earpiece, the ultrasonographer performs the new scan with little delay and without disturbing the patient.
Alice Hammond, Midwife Ultrasonographer with Powys Teaching Health Board and member of Radnor YFC said:
Women were recruited before the 19 th week of gestation [median, 10 weeks; interquartile range (IQR), 8-11; minimum-maximum, 4-17] by their gynecologist, obstetrician, or ultrasonographer at the first visit of the pregnancy (Garlantezec et al.
Warm oil is poured over your skin and the receiver is traced over it by the ultrasonographer.
In each case, foetal measurements were taken by a single experienced ultrasonographer using a USG machine Elpro G E Logic 200 and a 3.
75MHz probe for detection of plasma leakage by a trained ultrasonographer.
All patients were examined by a trained ultrasonographer with 2 years of experience (US1), after which the examinations were repeated by another trained ultrasonographer with 6 months of experience (US2); both clinicians had a rheumatology background.
Quality depends on experience and training of ultrasonographer.
A learning curve of 10 measurements with 3 abnormal scans is proposed for physicians with experience in ultrasound, and 25 scans may be adequate for a non-experienced ultrasonographer.
Brian Peters, Whitley Bay A: A liver biopsy may seem like an invasive procedure but can often be performed by an experienced ultrasonographer under sedation.
This difference in time of detection of conceptus by trans-abdominal transducer varies with breed, quality of machine, frequency of transducer and experience of the ultrasonographer.