echocardiography

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ech·o·car·di·og·ra·phy

 (ĕk′ō-kär′dē-ŏg′rə-fē)
n.
The use of ultrasound to record and produce a two-dimensional real-time display of the size, motion, and structure of various components of the heart.

ech′o·car′di·o·graph′ic adj.

echocardiography

(ˌɛkəʊkɑːdɪˈɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Medicine) examination of the heart using ultrasound techniques

echocardiography

A diagnostic method of examining the heart’s structure using ultrasound (high-frequency) waves.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.echocardiography - a noninvasive diagnostic procedure that uses ultrasound to study to structure and motions of the heart
diagnostic procedure, diagnostic technique - a procedure followed in making a medical diagnosis
Translations
echokardiografie

ech·o·car·di·og·ra·phy

n. ecocardiografía, método de diagnóstico por sonido ultrasónico para hacer visuales estructuras internas del corazón.

echocardiography

n ecocardiografía; stress — ecocardiografía de estrés or esfuerzo; transesophageal — ecocardiografía transesofágica; transthoracic — ecocardiografía transtorácica
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It allows our radiologists to read CT, MR, cath and echo cardiogram images, or any other combination, side by side on one single diagnostic screen, raising the accuracy of our diagnoses as well as our productivity.
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Besides that she still has to undergo expensive tests such as brain scan, echo cardiogram and ultrasound this month for which we will require additional money.
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