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Meaning of ULTRASOUND

Pronunciation:  `ultrus'awnd

 
Matching Terms:  ultrasound energy, ultrasound test

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 Definition: A diagnostic procedure that projects high-frequency sound waves into the body and changes the echoes into pictures (sonograms) shown on a monitor. Different types of tissue reflect sound waves differently. This makes it possible to find abnormal growths.
 

 

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