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ultrasound

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noun ul·tra·sound \ˈəl-trə-ˌsau̇nd\

Medical Definition of ultrasound

  1. 1:  vibrations of the same physical nature as sound but with frequencies above the range of human hearing—compare infrasound

  2. 2:  the diagnostic or therapeutic use of ultrasound and especially a noninvasive technique involving the formation of a two-dimensional image used for the examination and measurement of internal body structures and the detection of bodily abnormalities—called also echography, sonography, ultrasonography

  3. 3:  a diagnostic examination using ultrasound




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ultrasound

adjective ul·tra·sound

Medical Definition of ultrasound

  1. :  of, relating to, performed by, using, or specializing in ultrasound <an ultrasound technician> <ultrasound imaging>





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