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[ek-oh-kahr-dee-uh-graf, -grahf]
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noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. an instrument employing reflected ultrasonic waves to examine the structures and functioning of the heart.

Origin of echocardiograph

Related formsech·o·car·di·o·graph·ic [ek-oh-kahr-dee-uh-graf-ik] /ˌɛk oʊˌkɑr di əˈgræf ɪk/, ech·o·car·di·o·graph·i·cal, adjectiveech·o·car·di·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverbech·o·car·di·og·ra·phy [ek-oh-kahr-dee-og-ruh-fee] /ˌɛk oʊˌkɑr diˈɒg rə fi/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for echocardiography


  1. examination of the heart using ultrasound techniques
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echocardiography in Medicine

Doppler echocardiography

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  1. The use of Doppler ultrasonography to augment echocardiograms that are two-dimensional by allowing velocities to be registered within the echocardiogram.
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