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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.
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ultrasonography

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

n ecografía (técnica); Doppler — ecografía Doppler; duplex — ecografía dúplex
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References in periodicals archive ?
KEYWORDS: B-mode ultrasonography, Diagnostic accuracy, Fine-needle-aspiration cytology, Thyroid lesions.
B-mode ultrasonography showed trapped air in the periorbital area (Figure 2).
Trans-rectal, real-time, B-mode ultrasonography has been introduced since last decade as a method of detecting and monitoring bovine embryos.
An alternative to plain film radiography is B-Mode ultrasonography of the maxillary sinus which is usually readily available in primary health care units, spares ionizing radiation exposure to vital organs such as lens of eyes and gonads and is safe to use especially in pregnant women and children5.
(3) Recent studies show that ultrasonographic elastography (USE) provides higher diagnostic accuracy compared with conventional B-mode ultrasonography during breast cancer diagnosis, which eventually helps to reduce false-positive results (ie, increased specificity) and therefore is useful in avoiding breast biopsy.
It can be challenging to ablate small hepatocellular carcinomas (HCCs) under B-mode ultrasonography (US) guidance as small HCCs sometimes have poor sonographic conspicuity [1].
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
Herrmann, "Floating thrombus in the internal carotid artery disclosed by B-mode ultrasonography," Journal of Neurology, vol.
Watanabe, "Monitoring of embryonic and fetal losses in different breeds of goats using real-time B-mode ultrasonography," Theriogenology, vol.
The combination of B-mode ultrasonography and SWV has been investigated in a study of radiation submaxillitis [22].