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

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

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Recent Examples on the Web 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, "Planned Parenthood Southeast CEO says new Birmingham clinic secure, ready for protests," 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, "Viral video shows Florida students hugging Hurricane Dorian survivor as he fights back tears," 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, "Will one of these 4 Bay Area women be the next Miss Texas USA?," 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, "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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“Sonography.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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

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Other Words from sonography

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

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