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echocardiogram

[ ek-oh-kahr-dee-uh-gram ]
/ ˌɛk oʊˈkɑr di əˌgræm /

noun

a graphic record produced by an echocardiograph.

Nearby words

echo question, echo sounder, echo verse, echoacousia, echoaortography, echocardiogram, echocardiograph, echocardiography, echoencephalogram, echoencephalograph, echoencephalography

Origin of echocardiogram

First recorded in 1975–80; echo + cardiogram
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British Dictionary definitions for echocardiogram

echocardiogram

/ (ˌɛkəʊˈkɑːdɪəʊˌɡræm) /

noun

a visual display or record produced using echocardiography
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Medicine definitions for echocardiogram

echocardiogram

[ ĕk′ō-kärdē-ə-grăm′ ]

n.

A visual record produced by echocardiography.
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Science definitions for echocardiogram

echocardiogram

[ ĕk′ō-kärdē-ə-grăm′ ]

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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