Definition of sonography in English:

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Pronunciation: /səˈnɒɡrəfi/


[mass noun]
1The analysis of sound using an instrument which produces a graphical representation of its component frequencies.
Example sentences
  • I then inputted the vocalizations into a Macintosh computer and produced sonograms using the sound analysis computer program Canary 1.2.
2 another term for ultrasonography.
Example sentences
  • Recent studies using Doppler sonography and near infrared spectroscopy have shown increased perfusion of the middle cerebral artery in patients with chronic cerebrovascular disease given a single infusion of vinpocetine.
  • Brain scans using Doppler sonography, conducted in 1999 in Germany at the University of Munster and the University of Dortmund, found that when non-musicians listened to music, the blood flow to the right hemisphere increased.
  • In colour flow sonography, pulsed Doppler signals are used to produce the images.



Example sentences
  • The tracks of the trawl gears were still observed in sonographs of the bottom 1 yr after the first experiment.
  • After the Borojo-Noni treatment subsequent sonographs were taken and uncovered the absence of lesions.
  • The sonographs are functions of the seafloor's relief, microtopography and roughness, and physical properties.


Example sentences
  • Tape recording responses during playback surveys with follow-up sonographic analysis using a discriminant model would improve the accuracy of such surveys.
  • A spectrum of sonographic results may be found.
  • As time progressed, a gradual reduction in thickness and a gradual return to a normal sonographic appearance was observed.

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