[ ek-oh-kahr-dee-uh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˌɛk oʊˈkɑr di əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /

noun Medicine/Medical.

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

Origin of echocardiograph

OTHER WORDS FROM echocardiograph

ech·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. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for echocardiography

/ (ˌɛkəʊkɑːdɪˈɒɡrəfɪ) /


examination of the heart using ultrasound techniques
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Medical definitions for echocardiography

[ ĕk′ō-kär′dē-ŏgrə-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 echocardiography

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