Definitions for ultrasonographyˌʌl trə səˈnɒg rə fi, -soʊ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ul•tra•so•nog•ra•phyˌʌl trə səˈnɒg rə fi, -soʊ-(n.)

  1. a diagnostic imaging technique utilizing reflected ultrasonic waves to delineate, measure, or examine internal body structures or organs.

    Category: Medicine

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sonography, ultrasonography, echography, ultrasound(noun)

    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


  1. ultrasonography(Noun)

    The use of ultrasound to produce diagnostic images of the internal organs of the body, or of a foetus.

  2. ultrasonography(Noun)

    The use of ultrasound to form images of underwater structures.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Ultrasonography

    The visualization of deep structures of the body by recording the reflections of echoes of pulses of ultrasonic waves directed into the tissues. Use of ultrasound for imaging or diagnostic purposes employs frequencies ranging from 1.6 to 10 megahertz.


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