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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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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
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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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Ultrasonographic examination was performed by a single investigator using a Logic 7 Pro US system a 18-5 MHz linear array transducer.
Initial clinical presentation in children with acute hepatitis suggest acute cholecystitis (pain and guarding associated with right hypochondrium pain, fever and delayed jaundice) and associated with significant ultrasound findings including: a wall thickness greater than 10mm in the gallbladder, 2 or 3 layers of different echogenicities, ultrasonographic Murphy's sign and gallbladder echogenic contents.
The ultrasonographic examination showed an oval, well-shaped, 11x5.5x11.5 mm sized hypoechoic mass in the subcutaneous fat tissue with a suspicion of schwannoma and it was agreed to have a second examination three months later.
In this issue, the articles entitled "Interleukins As a Marker of Inflammation in Diabetic Foot Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus" by KALELI et al, "Ultrasonographic Evaluation of Shoulder in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus" by CAGLAR OKUR et al, "Effects of Different Fluoride-containing Toothpastes on In Vitro Enamel Remineralization" by HATIPOGLU et al, "May Biochemical Variables and Pleural Fluid Cell Count Be Used in the Benign-Malign Differentiation of Pleural Effusions Associated with Lung Cancer?" by DENIZ et al.
For example, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations state that infants with possible Zika exposure should receive an ophthalmologic and ultrasonographic examination at 1 month, and if the hearing test used otoacoustic emissions methods only, an automated auditory brainstem response test should be administered.
Ultrasonographic measurement of rotator cuff tendon thickness on affected side showed significant improvement following the rehabilitation programme (p value being 0.0001), change at unaffected side was insignificant.
Abstract: To establish reference standards for ocular ultrasound and biometry, 24 cinereous vultures (Aegypius monachus) (45 eyes) underwent B-rnode and A-mode ultrasonographic examination using a 12.5-MHz probe.
For the association of ultrasonographic findings with the genotypes, Pearson's Chi-square or Fischer's exact tests were applied where appropriate.
Based on the clinical and ultrasonographic findings, hepatic abscess was suspected.
Intra uterine intra amniotic adhesions, which are also known as intra amniotic bands, are easily detectable in first and second trimester ultrasonographic examinations; therefore, close follow-up could provide an appropriate approach.