Translation of ultrasound in Spanish:

ultrasound

Pronunciation: /ˈʌltrəsaʊnd/

n

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable [Physics/Física] ultrasonido (masculine)
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    • Echocardiography is the study of the heart using high frequency sound waves or ultrasound.
    • The big brother of ultrasound, infrasound means frequencies too low to be heard by the human ear.
    • It has a video camera eye, and several ultrasound sensors which emit pulses of sound and can measure the distance from an object by the echo.
    1.2 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable [Medicine/Medicina] ecografía (feminine)
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    • ‘They have to have hormonal injections, come for ultrasounds, scans, blood tests - and honestly I can't see anybody doing it for free,’ says Tan.
    • These tests may include blood tests, urinalysis and imaging studies, such as ultrasounds or angiography.
    • Does she get yearly ultrasounds and blood tests to screen for ovarian cancer?

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