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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Other Words from ultrasonography

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

Examples of ultrasonography in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His mother had to go through an ultrasonography after the curfew hours in the state. Anisha Sircar, Quartz India, "Kashmiri evacuees from Wuhan face a different lockdown after fleeing the coronavirus," 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, "“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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The first known use of ultrasonography was in 1951

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Cite this Entry

“Ultrasonography.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ultrasonography. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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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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