What does ultrasound mean?

Definitions for ultrasound
ˈʌl trəˌsaʊndul·tra·sound

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ultrasoundnoun

    very high frequency sound; used in ultrasonography

  2. sonography, ultrasonography, echography, ultrasoundnoun

    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

Wiktionary

  1. ultrasoundnoun

    sound with a frequency greater than the upper limit of human hearing; approximately 20 kilohertz

  2. ultrasoundnoun

    The use of ultrasonic waves for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes

Wikipedia

  1. Ultrasound

    Ultrasound is sound waves with frequencies higher than the upper audible limit of human hearing. Ultrasound is not different from "normal" (audible) sound in its physical properties, except that humans cannot hear it. This limit varies from person to person and is approximately 20 kilohertz (20,000 hertz) in healthy young adults. Ultrasound devices operate with frequencies from 20 kHz up to several gigahertz. Ultrasound is used in many different fields. Ultrasonic devices are used to detect objects and measure distances. Ultrasound imaging or sonography is often used in medicine. In the nondestructive testing of products and structures, ultrasound is used to detect invisible flaws. Industrially, ultrasound is used for cleaning, mixing, and accelerating chemical processes. Animals such as bats and porpoises use ultrasound for locating prey and obstacles.

ChatGPT

  1. ultrasound

    Ultrasound refers to sound waves with frequencies higher than the upper audible limit of human hearing. This frequency is typically above 20 kilohertz (20,000 hertz). Although this limit varies from person to person, most people are unable to hear sounds in the ultrasound frequency range. It is used in various fields, including medicine, materials testing, industry, and research, most commonly in imaging or probing the inside of objects or bodies.

Wikidata

  1. Ultrasound

    Ultrasound is an oscillating sound pressure wave with a frequency greater than the upper limit of the human hearing range. Ultrasound is thus not separated from 'normal' sound based on differences in physical properties, only the fact that humans cannot hear it. Although this limit varies from person to person, it is approximately 20 kilohertz in healthy, young adults. Ultrasound devices operate with frequencies from 20 kHz up to several gigahertz. Ultrasound is used in many different fields. Ultrasonic devices are used to detect objects and measure distances. Ultrasonic imaging is used in both veterinary medicine and human medicine. In the nondestructive testing of products and structures, ultrasound is used to detect invisible flaws. Industrially, ultrasound is used for cleaning and for mixing, and to accelerate chemical processes. Organisms such as bats and porpoises use ultrasound for locating prey and obstacles. Ultrasonics is the application of ultrasound. Ultrasound can be used for medical imaging, detection, measurement and cleaning. At higher power levels, ultrasonics is useful for changing the chemical properties of substances.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ultrasound in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ultrasound in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of ultrasound in a Sentence

  1. Elizabeth Etkin-Kramer:

    Her feeling is, if something is going on, there is nothing you can do about it, short of termination, i think it would be important to know, and if God forbid she is positive, then we can look closely by ultrasound and get a lot more information.

  2. Jrgen Altmann:

    One may speculate whether ultrasound( that is inaudible) was used, but projecting it over a considerable distance and/or through walls or closed windows is difficult.

  3. Wendie Berg:

    It seemed like a particularly relevant question because in many countries there is no mammography available, there are now low-tech ultrasound devices that produce images of similar quality to devices used in this study.

  4. Karen Sims:

    We are a medical facility at Hope Clinic in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and we offer free pregnancy testing, free ultrasound counseling, and education, we have a program called Connections where we work with young ladies and give them those practical needs, so baby material assistance and mentoring and just following them throughout their pregnancy and helping them.

  5. Michael Whiteley:

    It was the ultrasound tech that kind of left the room, came back and I thought something was wrong, she said' No it's good news.' I said.

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