echography




Definitions of echography
  1. 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

    synonyms:
    sonography, ultrasonography, ultrasound
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    types:

    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
    type of:

    prenatal diagnosis

    any of the diagnostic procedures used to determine whether a fetus has a genetic abnormality
    imaging, tomography

    (medicine) obtaining pictures of the interior of the body

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