ultrasonography

Definitions

Electronics

  • The use of ultrasonic energy to produce images of structures within the human body. The reflections of the high frequency sound waves directed at the desired regions are processed and converted into images suitable for observation and analysis. It is noninvasive, and is used, for instance, to monitor a fetus during a pregnancy. Also called sonography.

Medical

  • noun the procedure of passing ultrasound waves through the body and recording echoes which show details of internal organs.
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