echogenic

[ek-oh-jen-ik]

adjective

capable of generating or reflecting sound waves.

Nearby words

  1. echocardiograph,
  2. echocardiography,
  3. echoencephalogram,
  4. echoencephalograph,
  5. echoencephalography,
  6. echogram,
  7. echograph,
  8. echography,
  9. echoic,
  10. echoic memory

Origin of echogenic


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Medicine definitions for echogenic

echogenic

[ĕk′ō-jĕnĭk]

adj.

Containing structures that reflect high-frequency sound waves and thus can be imaged by ultrasound techniques.

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