ultrasound

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun sound in the range of 20 000 Hz which cannot be heard by the human ear

Electronics

  • Any sound or vibration which occurs at ultrasonic frequencies. Also called ultrasonic sound.
  • The utilization of ultrasonic waves for medical diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. Used, for instance, in ultrasonography, or for ultrasonic therapy.
  • synonymultrasonic sound

Medical

  • noun very high frequency sound waves which can be reflected off internal body parts or off a fetus in the womb to create images for medical examination
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