- an instrument employing reflected ultrasonic waves to examine the structures and functioning of the heart.
Origin of echocardiograph
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- examination of the heart using ultrasound techniques
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- 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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