[ek-oh-kahr-dee-uh-graf, -grahf] /ˌɛk oʊˈkɑr di əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/

noun, Medicine/Medical.
an instrument employing reflected ultrasonic waves to examine the structures and functioning of the heart.
examination of the heart using ultrasound techniques

echocardiography ech·o·car·di·og·ra·phy (ěk’ō-kär’dē-ŏg’rə-fē)
The use of ultrasound in the diagnosis of cardiovascular lesions and in recording the size, motion, and composition of various cardiac structures. Also called ultrasound cardiography.
ech’o·car’di·o·graph’ (-ə-grāf’) n.
ech’o·car’di·o·graph’ic adj.


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