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English definition of “echocardiography”


noun [U] uk   /ˌe.kəʊ.kɑː.diˈɒɡ.rə.fi/ us    /ˌek.oʊ.kɑr.diˈɑɡ.rə.fi/ specialized
a test using ultrasound to examine the structure of the heart and how well it is working
(Definition of echocardiography from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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