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echogenic

Pronunciation: ek'o-jen'ik

Definition: Pertaining to a structure or medium (tissue) that has internal echoes. Cf. hypoechoic, hyperechoic, and anechoic, which refer, respectively, to paucity, abundance, and absence of echoes displayed in the image of a structure.

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