Definition of Sonograph

1. Noun. An instrument that uses the differential transmission and reflection of ultrasonic waves in order to provide an image of a bodily organ.

Specialized synonyms: Echocardiograph, Echoencephalograph
Generic synonyms: Instrument



Medical Definition of Sonograph

1. Synonym: ultrasonograph. Origin: L. Sonus, sound, + G. Grapho, to write (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sonograph

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sonnies
sonny
sonny Jim
sonny boy
sonobuoy
sonobuoys
sonochemical
sonochemically
sonochemistry
sonofabitch
sonofusion
sonogram
sonogramme
sonograms
sonograph (current term)
sonographer
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sonolite
sonolucent
sonoluminescence
sonometer
sonometers
sonomicrometer
sonomotor
sonomotor response
sonoporation

Literary usage of Sonograph

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1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1869)
"Here will be an analogue to the photographer's camera: placed before a speaker, such an apparatus will sonograph all he has to say. ..."

2. One Hundred Years' Progress of the United States ...: With an Appendix by Charles Louis Flint, Charles Francis McCay, John C. Merriam, Thomas Prentice Kettell, Linus Pierpont Brockett (1870)
"... as the photograph re cords objects, taking advantage of the vibration of the sound-waves in the atmosphere By means of this "sonograph," as its in ..."

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