sono·​gram | \ ˈsä-nə-ˌgram How to pronounce sonogram (audio) \

Definition of sonogram

: 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

The happy couple posted the news on their Instagram, including a sonogram and a pregnancy test that confirms that Alexa is pregnant. Tamara Fuentes, Seventeen, "Carlos and Alexa PenaVega Announce They're Expecting Their Second Child with Sweet Instagram Post!," 18 Jan. 2019 Anyone who's seen a sonogram knows that your baby looks nothing like a baby, at least not at first. Charlotte Hilton Andersen, Redbook, "Is It Weird To Nickname Your Baby... In Utero?," 1 Mar. 2012 We are surrounded by baby bumps and strollers on the subway and inundated with pregnancy announcements and pictures of 3-D sonograms on our social feeds. Colleen Leahey Mckeegan, Marie Claire, "Marie Claire's Guide to Having a Baby," 1 Oct. 2018 The seismometers, which are designed to measure surface movements less than the width of a hydrogen atom, will produce what are essentially sonograms of the planet’s insides. Paul Roberts, The Seattle Times, "Mars landing is a nail-biter for Redmond rocket engineers," 26 Nov. 2018 One of the pics features the sonogram placed right next to a pair of driving gloves—because, remember, Arie loves cars!—and a sketchbook. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Lauren Burnham Are Expecting Their First Child," 14 Nov. 2018 Bernard wrote on Instagram, alongside an image of a sonogram. Adam Carlson,, "XXXTentacion’s Funeral Will Be Held in Florida with an Open-Casket Viewing: Lawyer," 23 June 2018 Makelle, a grade school reading specialist, and her husband Jared, from Santaquin, Utah, went to the doctor for a routine sonogram. Caroline Alkire, Good Housekeeping, "Coolest Baby Ever Flashes Rock 'n' Roll Sign During Sonogram," 2 Mar. 2017 Iglanced at the sonogram technician's face and knew something was wrong. Woman's Day, "Why Kathy Townsend Doesn't Let Her Breast Cancer Diagnosis Stop Her From Living," 9 July 2018

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First Known Use of sonogram

1950, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of sonogram

US, technical : a picture that is taken of the inside of something (such as a person's body) by using a special machine


sono·​gram | \ ˈsän-ə-ˌgram How to pronounce sonogram (audio) \

Medical Definition of sonogram

: an image produced by ultrasound

called also echogram, ultrasonogram

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