Meaning of “ultrasound” in the English Dictionary

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"ultrasound" in British English

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ultrasoundnoun

uk /ˈʌl.trə.saʊnd/ us /ˈʌl.trə.saʊnd/

(Definition of “ultrasound” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ultrasound" in American English

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ultrasoundnoun [ U ]

us /ˈʌl·trəˌsɑʊnd/

sound waves that are higher than people can hear, esp. ones used to examine and treat medical problems:

An ultrasound scan revealed tissue damage.

(Definition of “ultrasound” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)