Glossary Term:

Title

ultrasound or ultrasonography

Phonetic

<b>ul</b>-truh-<b>sound </b>or <b>ul</b>-truh-son-<b>AH</b>-gruf-ee

Description

imaging test in which high-frequency sound waves are used to outline a part of the body. The sound wave echoes are picked up and displayed on a computer screen. See also imaging studies.