echography

echograph

[ek-oh-graf, -grahf]
noun
1.
a device that records oceanic depths by means of sonic waves.
2.
a similar device used in ultrasonography to examine internal body structures or monitor fetal development.

Origin:
1945–50; echo + -graph

echographic [ek-oh-graf-ik] , adjective
echographically, adverb
echography [e-kog-ruh-fee] , noun
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echography (ɛˈkɒɡrəfɪ)
 
n
medical examination of the internal structures of the body by means of ultrasound

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echography e·chog·ra·phy (ě-kŏg'rə-fē)
n.
See ultrasonography.

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