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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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