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echocardiograph

[ek-oh-kahr-dee-uh-graf, -grahf] /ˌɛk oʊˈkɑr di əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/
noun, Medicine/Medical.
1.
an instrument employing reflected ultrasonic waves to examine the structures and functioning of the heart.
Origin of echocardiograph
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echocardiographic
[ek-oh-kahr-dee-uh-graf-ik] /ˌɛk oʊˌkɑr di əˈgræf ɪk/ (Show IPA),
echocardiographical, adjective
echocardiographically, adverb
echocardiography
[ek-oh-kahr-dee-og-ruh-fee] /ˌɛk oʊˌkɑr diˈɒg rə fi/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for echocardiography

echocardiography

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

echocardiography ech·o·car·di·og·ra·phy (ěk'ō-kär'dē-ŏg'rə-fē)
n.
The use of ultrasound in the diagnosis of cardiovascular lesions and in recording the size, motion, and composition of various cardiac structures. Also called ultrasound cardiography.


ech'o·car'di·o·graph' (-ə-grāf') n.
ech'o·car'di·o·graph'ic adj.
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