echography

Definitions of echography
  1. noun
    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
    synonyms: sonography, ultrasonography, ultrasound
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    types:
    A-scan ultrasonography
    the use of ultrasonography to measure the length of the eyeball
    B-scan ultrasonography
    the use of ultrasonography to view structure in the back of the eye
    type of:
    prenatal diagnosis
    any of the diagnostic procedures used to determine whether a fetus has a genetic abnormality
    imaging, tomography
    (medicine) obtaining pictures of the interior of the body
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