/ (ˌɛkəʊkɑːdɪˈɒɡrəfɪ) /
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examination of the heart using ultrasound techniques
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Medical definitions for echocardiography
[ ĕk′ō-kär′dē-ŏg′rə-fē ]
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 echocardiographyech′o•car′di•o•graph′ (-ə-grăf′) n.ech′o•car′di•o•graph′ic adj.
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