Origin of ultrasound
Examples from the Web for ultrasound
Contemporary Examples of ultrasound
When the machine was wheeled in, I pulled the window shades closed and applied the ultrasound probe to his chest.Real Life Lazarus: When Patients Rise From the Dead
August 21, 2014
They tried again and were thrilled when the first ultrasound showed twins.‘Designer’ Babies Are Only for the Rich
July 7, 2014
Her partner in all this eating and cooking is an ultrasound technician named Raphael, her boyfriend of four years.Chopped? Amanda Freitag Hopes Not
February 4, 2014
Walker said that although he signed the ultrasound bill, it is not something he focuses on.Scott Walker Is the Perfect Republican Candidate for 2016 (on Paper)
November 20, 2013
I had just felt her move a few hours (6hours) before my ultrasound.Daily Beast Readers React to YouTube Stillborn Baby Memorials
November 12, 2013
- ultrasonic waves at frequencies above the audible range (above about 20 kHz), used in cleaning metallic parts, echo sounding, medical diagnosis and therapy, etc
- Ultrasonic sound.
- The use of ultrasonic waves for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes, specifically to visualize an internal body structure, monitor a developing fetus, or generate localized deep heat to the tissues.
- Sound whose frequency is above the upper limit of the range of human hearing (approximately 20 kilohertz).
- See ultrasonography.
- An image produced by ultrasonography.
A method of diagnosing illness and viewing internal body structures in which sound waves of high frequency are bounced off internal organs and tissues from outside the body. The technique measures different amounts of resistance the body parts offer to the sound waves, and then uses the data to produce a “picture” of the structures. Ultrasound is often used to obtain an image of the developing fetus in pregnant women; the image can confirm the presence of twins or triplets and can be used to diagnose some abnormalities.