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echocardiography

/ (ˌɛkəʊkɑːdɪˈɒɡrəfɪ) /
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noun

examination of the heart using ultrasound techniques

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Medical definitions for echocardiography

echocardiography
[ ĕk′ō-kär′dē-ŏgrə-fē ]

n.

The use of ultrasound in the diagnosis of cardiovascular lesions and in recording the size, motion, and composition of various cardiac structures.ultrasound cardiography

Other words from echocardiography

ech′o•cardi•o•graph′ (-ə-grăf′) n.ech′o•car′di•o•graphic adj.
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