so·​nog·​ra·​phy | \ sō-ˈnä-grə-fē How to pronounce sonography (audio) \

Definition of sonography

Other Words from sonography

sonographer \ sō-​ˈnä-​grə-​fər How to pronounce sonography (audio) \ noun
sonographic \ ˌsä-​nə-​ˈgra-​fik How to pronounce sonography (audio) \ adjective

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Recent Examples on the Web Dennis will oversee degrees and certificates in nursing, practical nursing, medical assistant, diagnostic medical sonography, emergency medical technician, pharmacy technician, surgical technology and veterinary technology., 18 Oct. 2020 The organization raised enough money to buy two ultrasound trucks, which cost $175,000 each, one for Birmingham and one for Montgomery, with licensed sonography technicians who offer free ultrasounds for pregnant women, Blessing said. al, 19 Aug. 2020 Capron, a 22-year old sonography student, said some of her family from the Bahamas now live with her in Florida. Rima Abdelkader, NBC News, 15 Sep. 2019 Miss Bay Area 2019 This year’s Miss Bay Area is Carly Moran, who studies diagnostic medical sonography at Lone Star College campuses. Don Maines Correspondent, Houston Chronicle, 13 Aug. 2019 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, 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, 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, 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, 11 May 2017

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1952, in the meaning defined above

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so·​nog·​ra·​phy | \ sō-ˈnäg-rə-fē How to pronounce sonography (audio) \
plural sonographies

Medical Definition of sonography

Other Words from sonography

sonographic \ ˌsän-​ə-​ˈgraf-​ik How to pronounce sonography (audio) \ adjective
sonographically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce sonography (audio) \ adverb


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