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Ultrasound vs. Ultrasonic

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Ultrasoundnoun

(physics) Sound with a frequency greater than the upper limit of human hearing, which is approximately 20 kilohertz.

Ultrasonicadjective

(acoustics) Beyond (higher in frequency than) the range of sound perceptible to the human ear; with a frequency of 20 kilohertz or higher.

Ultrasoundnoun

(medicine) The use of ultrasonic waves for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.

Ultrasonicadjective

having frequencies above those of audible sound

Ultrasoundverb

(ambitransitive) To treat with ultrasound.

Ultrasonicadjective

of or involving sound waves with a frequency above the upper limit of human hearing.

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Ultrasoundnoun

very high frequency sound; used in ultrasonography

Ultrasoundnoun

using the reflections of high-frequency sound waves to construct an image of a body organ (a sonogram); commonly used to observe fetal growth or study bodily organs

Ultrasoundnoun

sound or other vibrations having an ultrasonic frequency, particularly as used in medical imaging

‘an ultrasound scanner’;

Ultrasoundnoun

an ultrasound scan, especially one of a pregnant woman to examine the fetus

‘I have to take my daughter-in-law for her ultrasound’;

Ultrasound

Ultrasound is sound waves with frequencies higher than the upper audible limit of human hearing. Ultrasound is not different from (audible) sound in its physical properties, except that humans cannot hear it.

‘normal’;

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