[ ek-oh-kahr-dee-uh-gram ]

  1. a graphic record produced by an echocardiograph.

Origin of echocardiogram

First recorded in 1975–80; echo + cardiogram

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British Dictionary definitions for echocardiogram


/ (ˌɛkəʊˈkɑːdɪəʊˌɡræm) /

  1. a visual display or record produced using echocardiography

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Scientific definitions for echocardiogram


[ ĕk′ō-kärdē-ə-grăm′ ]

  1. An ultrasound image of the heart that demonstrates the size, motion, and composition of cardiac structures and is used to diagnose various abnormalities of the heart, including valvular dysfunction, abnormal chamber size, congenital heart disease, and cardiomyopathy.

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