echocardiogram
noun Date: 1967 a visual record made by echocardiography; also the procedure for producing such a record

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  • echocardiogram — /ek oh kahr dee euh gram /, n. a graphic record produced by an echocardiograph. [1975 80; ECHO + CARDIOGRAM] * * * …   Universalium

  • echocardiogram — noun The visual image formed by an echocardiograph …   Wiktionary

  • echocardiogram — The record obtained by echocardiography. See ultrasonography. * * * echo·car·dio·gram .ek ō kärd ē ə .gram n a visual record made by echocardiography also the procedure for producing such a record * * * echo·car·dio·gram (ek″o kahrґde o… …   Medical dictionary

  • echocardiogram — n. visual diagram of the structures and functioning of the heart (produced by an echocardiograph) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • echocardiogram — echo·cardiogram …   English syllables

  • echocardiogram — ech•o•car•di•o•gram [[t]ˌɛk oʊˈkɑr di əˌgræm[/t]] n. med a graphic record produced by an echocardiograph • Etymology: 1975–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • echocardiogram — /ɛkoʊˈkadiəgræm/ (say ekoh kahdeeuhgram) noun Medicine an ultrasound image of the heart. {echo1 + cardiogram} …   Australian English dictionary

  • echocardiogram — n. Med. a record produced by echocardiography …   Useful english dictionary

  • Echocardiography — An echocardiogram is a sonography of the heart. Also known as a cardiac ultrasound, it uses standard ultrasound techniques to image two dimensional slices of the heart. The latest ultrasound systems now employ 3D real time imaging.In addition to… …   Wikipedia

  • Endocarditis — eMedicine2|ped|2511 MeshID = D004696 Endocarditis is an inflammation of the inner layer of the heart, the endocardium. It usually involves the heart valves (native or prosthetic valves). Other structures which may be involved include the… …   Wikipedia

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