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The use of ultrasound to visualize the brain.

ech′o·en·ceph′a·lo·graph′ n.
ech′o·en·ceph′a·lo·graph′ic adj.


(ˌɛk oʊ ɛnˈsɛf ə ləˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf)

an instrument employing reflected ultrasonic waves to show the position of brain structures: used in diagnosing brain abnormalities.
ech`o•en•ceph`a•lo•graph′ic (-ˈgræf ɪk) adj.
ech`o•en•ceph`a•log′ra•phy (-ˈlɒg rə fi) n.
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Noun1.echoencephalograph - a sonograph that creates an image of the brain and its abnormalities
sonograph - an instrument that uses the differential transmission and reflection of ultrasonic waves in order to provide an image of a bodily organ
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