ul·​tra·​so·​nog·​ra·​phy | \ ˌəl-trə-sə-ˈnä-grə-fē How to pronounce ultrasonography (audio) , -sō- \

Definition of ultrasonography

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ultrasonographer \ ˌəl-​trə-​sə-​ˈnä-​grə-​fər How to pronounce ultrasonography (audio) , -​sō-​ \ noun
ultrasonographic \ ˌəl-​trə-​ˌsä-​nə-​ˈgra-​fik How to pronounce ultrasonography (audio) , -​ˌsō-​ \ adjective

Examples of ultrasonography in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cutting-edge technology in the form of transcranial Doppler ultrasonography can now check individuals for their risk of stroke, an event that occurs in 11% of people with sickle cell disease before the age of 20. Kim Smith-whitley, STAT, 31 Oct. 2021 His mother had to go through an ultrasonography after the curfew hours in the state. Anisha Sircar, Quartz India, 23 Feb. 2020 In a small clinical study conducted in Italy in the 1990s, researchers compared BBT and other natural methods (such as tracking ferning and luteinizing hormone in urine) to pelvic ultrasonography data—a surefire way to pinpoint ovulation. Beth Mole, Ars Technica, 15 Aug. 2018 Simultaneously, use of prenatal ultrasonography has increased substantially. NBC News, 12 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of ultrasonography

1951, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ultrasonography

ultrasonic + -o- + -graphy

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“Ultrasonography.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ultrasonography. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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ul·​tra·​so·​nog·​ra·​phy | \ -fē How to pronounce ultrasonography (audio) \
plural ultrasonographies

Medical Definition of ultrasonography

Other Words from ultrasonography

ultrasonographic \ -​ˌsän-​ə-​ˈgraf-​ik, -​ˌsō-​nə-​ How to pronounce ultrasonography (audio) \ adjective

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