echocardiography

noun
echo·​car·​di·​og·​ra·​phy | \ ˌe-kō-ˌkär-dē-ˈä-grə-fē How to pronounce echocardiography (audio) \
plural echocardiographies

Definition of echocardiography

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

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Other Words from echocardiography

echocardiographer \ ˌe-​kō-​ˌkär-​dē-​ˈä-​grə-​fər How to pronounce echocardiography (audio) \ noun
echocardiographic \ ˌe-​kō-​ˌkär-​dē-​ə-​ˈgra-​fik How to pronounce echocardiography (audio) \ adjective

Examples of echocardiography in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The 30 who didn’t had additional testing – either a cardiac MRI, cardiac magnetic imaging or a stress echocardiography. Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY, 5 Mar. 2021 Total bill: Fentress owed a balance of $10,092.13 for cardiology, echocardiography and family medicine visits on various dates in 2019 and 2020. Laura Ungar, The Enquirer, 16 Oct. 2020 Her father, a cardiologist, was the medical director of the echocardiography lab at Missouri Baptist Medical Center, also in St. Louis. New York Times, 10 June 2018 There are a number of different imaging options used in stress testing, including echocardiography, nuclear SPECT and cardiac MRI. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 14 Feb. 2018 Her father, a cardiologist, was the medical director of the echocardiography lab at Missouri Baptist Medical Center, also in St. Louis. New York Times, 10 June 2018 There are a number of different imaging options used in stress testing, including echocardiography, nuclear SPECT and cardiac MRI. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 14 Feb. 2018 Services include cardiovascular consults and various kinds of testing, such as echocardiography (heart ultrasound). Darla Carter, The Courier-Journal, 25 July 2017 Mr. Gandham, an echocardiography technician, and his wife, a laboratory technician, work in Manhattan; their children, both physicians, work in Queens. Karin Lipson, New York Times, 8 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of echocardiography

1965, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of echocardiography was in 1965

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“Echocardiography.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/echocardiography. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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echocardiography

noun
echo·​car·​di·​og·​ra·​phy | \ -ˌkärd-ē-ˈäg-rə-fē How to pronounce echocardiography (audio) \
plural echocardiographies

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

Other Words from echocardiography

echocardiographer \ -​fər How to pronounce echocardiography (audio) \ noun
echocardiographic \ -​ē-​ə-​ˈgraf-​ik How to pronounce echocardiography (audio) \ adjective

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