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

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

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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, "“Natural” birth-control app dogged by unwanted pregnancies gets FDA approval," 15 Aug. 2018 Simultaneously, use of prenatal ultrasonography has increased substantially. NBC News, "Ultrasounds unlikely to cause autism, study finds," 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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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 ultrasonographic (audio) \ adjective

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