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echocardiography

Pronunciation: ek'o-kar'de-og'ra-fe

Definition: The use of ultrasound in the investigation of the heart and great vessels and diagnosis of cardiovascular lesions.

Synonym(s): ultrasonic cardiography, ultrasound cardiography

[echo + cardiography]

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