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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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During the B-mode ultrasonography examination, increased diffuse homogenous echogenicity was observed in the flexor carpi radialis and flexor carpi ulnaris muscles (Figure 1).
B-MODE ULTRASONOGRAPHY OF MAMMARY GLANDS IN DAIRY EWES DURING THE LACTATION PERIOD
Clinical and serologic data, age, thyroid peroxidase auto-antibodies (TPOAb), thyro-globulin autoantibodies (tgAb), thyroid stimulant hormone (TSH), B-mode ultrasonography, mean peak systolic velocity (mPSV), mean end-diastolic velocity (EDV), mean resistive index (RI) flows of superior thyroid artery, inferior thyroid artery measured with proper angle (45-60degC) were measured.
With B-mode ultrasonography cut-off score of 8, we found sensitivity of 80%, specificity of 50% and NPV of 84%.
Prior to electrodiagnosis, all the animals underwent detailed ophthalmic examination which included complete history pertaining to visual abnormality and clinical assessment of visual functions by reflexes like menace, pupillary light, 4th purkinje and tapetal, different tests like fluorescein staining, schirmer's tear test, tonometry, complete ophthalmic examination with hand held slit lamp biomicroscope and binocular indirect ophthalmoscope and B-mode ultrasonography in appropriate cases.
B-mode ultrasonography was used to detect lower-limb DVT before the operation and 7 days after the operation in all patients.
We assessed carotid IMT by high-resolution B-mode ultrasonography in all patients, and examined the presence of atherosclerotic plaque.
High resolution B-mode ultrasonography was used to measure intima medial thickness (IMT) and velocity of both sides common carotid artery, external and internal carotid artery and vertebral artery.
The equine conceptus growth profile during early gestation was studied by GINTHER (1995), who produced a detailed description of embryonic and fetal growth from days nine to 45 after ovulation by using B-mode ultrasonography.