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Meaning of ULTRASOUND

Pronunciation:  `ultrus'awnd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  using the reflections of high-frequency sound waves to construct an image of a body organ (a sonogram); commonly used to observe fetal growth
  2. [n]  very high frequency sound; used in ultrasonography
 

ULTRASOUND is a 10 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: sonography, ultrasonography
 
 See Also: imaging, prenatal diagnosis, sound, tomography

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: A diagnostic procedure that projects high-frequency sound waves into the body and changes the echoes into pictures (sonograms) shown on a monitor. Different types of tissue reflect sound waves differently. This makes it possible to find abnormal growths.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The use of high-frequency sound waves for creating an image of internal body parts.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: a method of taking a picture of the fetus using sound waves.
 

 

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