sono·​gram ˈsä-nə-ˌgram How to pronounce sonogram (audio)
: an image produced by ultrasound

Examples of sonogram in a Sentence

The sonogram showed that the fetus was developing normally.
Recent Examples on the Web In the clip, daughter Selah Rose, 2½, holds up a sonogram in her hands and joyfully runs over her parents. Jordan Greene, Peoplemag, 28 Mar. 2024 The Standard of Care From the time a cleft is spotted on a sonogram during pregnancy, parents begin prepping for a series of surgeries to help their child with a noticeable facial difference. Megan Rose, ProPublica, 6 Mar. 2024 The words accompanied a photo of a sonogram in a distressed white frame that was sitting in a basket surrounded by white flowers and greenery. Kirsty Hatcher, Peoplemag, 13 Mar. 2024 Cartwright posted a series of photos holding up several sonograms as Taylor cradled her baby bump. Tamara Palmer, Peoplemag, 29 Feb. 2024 In the series of photos, Alderson held up a collection of sonogram photos and smiled next to her fiancé. Hannah Sacks, Peoplemag, 30 Jan. 2024 At the time, the actor shared a photo with Kaitlin, their elder two daughters and a sonogram. Gabrielle Rockson, Peoplemag, 29 Jan. 2024 Perhaps your daughter sent you the latest sonogram of your grandchild by email. Kathryn Jean Lopez, National Review, 1 Jan. 2024 Another photo showed the couple with their two dogs, holding up their sonogram photos on a couch. Hannah Sacks, Peoplemag, 16 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sonogram was in 1950

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“Sonogram.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition


sono·​gram ˈsän-ə-ˌgram How to pronounce sonogram (audio)
: an image produced by ultrasound

called also echogram, ultrasonogram

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