ul·​tra·​so·​nog·​ra·​pher ˌəl-trə-sə-ˈnä-grə-fər How to pronounce ultrasonographer (audio)
plural ultrasonographers
: sonographer
a vascular ultrasonographer
She's an ultrasonographer who specializes in obstetrical and gynecological ultrasound.The Post-Standard (Syracuse, New York)

Examples of ultrasonographer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her parents and brother were there, and his parents, who work in the medical field — his mother is an ultrasonographer and his father is a surgical assistant — joined via FaceTime as a Covid-19 precaution. Valeriya Safronova, New York Times, 21 Oct. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1972, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ultrasonographer was in 1972

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Cite this Entry

“Ultrasonographer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ultrasonographer. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition


ul·​tra·​so·​nog·​ra·​pher ˌəl-trə-sə-ˈnäg-rə-fər How to pronounce ultrasonographer (audio)
: sonographer
vascular ultrasonographers
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