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Definition of "sonography" [sonography]

  • Ultrasonography. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sonography" in a sentence
  • "Currently the college offers an associate's degree in sonography, which is a method to make body images with sound waves."
  • "Various methods are used to evaluate varicose veins before surgery, including ascending venography and duplex sonography, which is the "reference standard for noninvasive anatomic and functional assessment of venous reflux," the researchers said."
  • "For these reasons, close surveillance of gastroschisis in the third trimester using a combination of sonography and fetal surveillance testing (biophysical profile, Doppler ultrasound, amniotic fluid volume) is important to monitoring fetal well-being and determining the appropriate time of delivery."