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time-gain compensation

 

Definition: in ultrasonography, an increase in receiver gain with time to compensate for loss in echo amplitude with depth, usually due to attenuation.

Synonym(s): attenuation compensation, depth compensation, time compensation gain, time-compensated gain, time-varied gain control, time-varied gain

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