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.
Medical Definition of Sonograph
1. Synonym: ultrasonograph. Origin: L. Sonus, sound, + G. Grapho, to write (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Sonograph
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."