[ek-oh-kahr-dee-uh-graf, -grahf]

noun Medicine/Medical.

an instrument employing reflected ultrasonic waves to examine the structures and functioning of the heart.

Origin of echocardiograph

Related formsech·o·car·di·o·graph·ic [ek-oh-kahr-dee-uh-graf-ik] /ˌɛk oʊˌkɑr di əˈgræf ɪk/, ech·o·car·di·o·graph·i·cal, adjectiveech·o·car·di·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverbech·o·car·di·og·ra·phy [ek-oh-kahr-dee-og-ruh-fee] /ˌɛk oʊˌkɑr diˈɒg rə fi/, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for echocardiography



examination of the heart using ultrasound techniques
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echocardiography in Medicine




The use of ultrasound in the diagnosis of cardiovascular lesions and in recording the size, motion, and composition of various cardiac structures.ultrasound cardiography
Related formsech′o•cardi•o•graph′ (-ə-grăf′) n.ech′o•car′di•o•graphic adj.
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