echocardiography

noun echo·car·di·og·ra·phy \ ˌe-kō-ˌkär-dē-ˈä-grə-fē \

Definition of echocardiography

plural echocardiographies
: the use of ultrasound to examine the structure and functioning of the heart for abnormalities and disease

echocardiographer

play \ˌe-kō-ˌkär-dē-ˈä-grə-fər\ noun

echocardiographic

play \ˌe-kō-ˌkär-dē-ə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective

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First Known Use of echocardiography

1965


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echocardiography

noun echo·car·di·og·ra·phy \ -ˌkärd-ē-ˈäg-rə-fē \

medical Definition of echocardiography

plural echocardiographies
: the use of ultrasound to examine and measure the structure and functioning of the heart and to diagnose abnormalities and disease

echocardiographer

play \-fər\ noun

echocardiographic

play \-ē-ə-ˈgraf-ik\ adjective

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