Definition of


  1. (noun, act) using the reflections of high-frequency sound waves to construct an image of a body organ (a sonogram); commonly used to observe fetal growth or study bodily organs
  2. (noun, phenomenon) very high frequency sound; used in ultrasonography

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Synonyms of Ultrasound

echography, sonography, ultrasonography

Alternate forms of Ultrasound

Derivations: ultrasonic

Hyponyms: a-scan ultrasonography, b-scan ultrasonography

Hypernyms: imaging, prenatal diagnosis, sound, tomography

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