so·​nog·​ra·​phy | \sō-ˈnä-grə-fē \

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sonographer \sō-​ˈnä-​grə-​fər \ noun
sonographic \ˌsä-​nə-​ˈgra-​fik \ adjective

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From at least 2013 to 2017, Mr. Abdel-Sayed claimed to teach courses on topics such as electrocardiograms, phlebotomy and sonography at the college, located in Brooklyn. David W. Chen, New York Times, "College Lecturer Pleads Guilty to Selling Fake Certificates," 31 May 2018 Popular degrees like dental hygiene ($72,910 average salary), diagnostic medical sonography ($68,970 average salary), nursing (to become a registered nurse at an average starting salary of $66,640) are all available. Elaina Loveland, Teen Vogue, "Why Community College Is a Better Option Than You Think," 2 Nov. 2017 Allyn Osorio, Costa Mesa High School Major: diagnostic medical sonographyJazmine Reyes, Anaheim High School Major: biological science; Minor: dance Why this school? Heide Janssen, Orange County Register, "Where are 2017 Orange County dance students going to college?," 15 June 2017 D octors and nurses administer blood tests and can provide sonography, brain wave scans (EEGs), heart rhythm tests (ECGs) and X-rays. Damien Sharkov, Newsweek, "In Rural Siberia, the Hospital Comes to You," 11 May 2017 Mr. Panzica, a firefighter in Chicago, enrolled in Medical Careers Institute to learn sonography. Stacy Cowley And Jessica Silver-greenberg, New York Times, "Loans ‘Designed to Fail’: States Say Navient Preyed on Students," 9 Apr. 2017

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1952, in the meaning defined above

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so·​nog·​ra·​phy | \sō-ˈnäg-rə-fē \
plural sonographies

Medical Definition of sonography 

Other Words from sonography

sonographic \ˌsän-​ə-​ˈgraf-​ik \ adjective
sonographically \-​i-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

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