ul·​tra·​so·​nog·​ra·​phy | \ˌəl-trə-sə-ˈnä-grə-fē, -sō-\

Definition of ultrasonography 

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ultrasonographer \ˌəl-​trə-​sə-​ˈnä-​grə-​fər, -​sō-​ \ noun
ultrasonographic \ˌəl-​trə-​ˌsō-​nə-​ˈgra-​fik, -​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 \
plural ultrasonographies

Medical Definition of ultrasonography 

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ultrasonographic \-​ˌsän-​ə-​ˈgraf-​ik, -​ˌsō-​nə-​ \ adjective

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