echocardiography


echo·car·di·og·ra·phy

noun \-ˌkär-dē-ˈä-grə-fē\
plural echo·car·di·og·ra·phies

Definition of ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY

:  the use of ultrasound to examine the structure and functioning of the heart for abnormalities and disease
echo·car·di·og·raph·er \-grə-fər\ noun
echo·car·dio·graph·ic \-dē-ə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective

First Known Use of ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY

1965

echo·car·di·og·ra·phy

noun \-ˌkärd-ē-ˈäg-rə-fē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural echo·car·di·og·ra·phies

Medical Definition of ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY

: the use of ultrasound to examine and measure the structure and functioning of the heart and to diagnose abnormalities and disease
echo·car·di·og·ra·pher \-fər\ noun
echo·car·dio·graph·ic \-ē-ə-ˈgraf-ik\ adjective

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