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echoencephalography

Syllabification: ech·o·en·ceph·a·log·ra·phy
Pronunciation: /ˌekōenˌsefəˈläɡrəfē
 
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Definition of echoencephalography in English:

noun

Medicine
The use of ultrasound waves to investigate structures within the skull.
Example sentences
  • Any ultrasonic apparatus suitable for echoencephalography can be used, provided that the receiver has an adequate gain.
  • Two-dimensional echoencephalography can be particularly helpful with hydrocephalic babies.

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