[ son-uh-gram, soh-nuh- ]
/ ˈsɒn əˌgræm, ˈsoʊ nə- /
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noun Medicine/Medical.

the visual image produced by reflected sound waves in a diagnostic ultrasound examination.



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Origin of sonogram

First recorded in 1955–60; sono- + -gram1
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British Dictionary definitions for sonogram

/ (ˈsəʊnəˌɡræm) /


physics a three-dimensional representation of a sound signal, using coordinates of frequency, time, and intensity
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for sonogram

[ sŏnə-grăm′, sō′nə- ]


An image, as of an unborn fetus, produced by ultrasonography.echogram sonograph ultrasonogram
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