Definition of "sonogram" [sonogram]

  • An image, as of an unborn fetus or an internal body organ, produced by ultrasonography. Also called echogram, sonograph, ultrasonogram. (noun)

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Use "sonogram" in a sentence
  • "Apparently there have been some upgrades in sonogram technology over the years because that there looks like an actual little person."
  • "However, this effect would have very little to do with the additional hassle or expense of undergoing a sonogram, which is quick and inexpensive."
  • "Bills such as the one recently debated in Mississippi requiring that women seeking abortions be offered an opportunity to view a sonogram are also likely to be popular: the pro-life movement has discovered that viewing an ultrasound of the fetus early in pregnancy may change the way some parents think about abortion."