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noun [uncountable] medical ultrasound pronunciation in British English /ˈʌltrəˌsaʊnd/
  1. a way of producing an image of an organ inside someone’s body using sound waves

    Ultrasound was used to show the size of the tumour.

    1. a.



      ultrasound scan

      a process in which a part of someone’s body is examined using ultrasound, especially a baby inside its mother’s body


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