A woman has an ultrasound of her thyroid.
The definition of ultrasound is a medical process that uses sound waves through a medical instrument to obtain images of internal organs.
An example of ultrasound is the technology used to get images of an unborn baby.
- ultrasonic waves, used in medical and dental diagnosis and therapy, in cleaning and detecting flaws in metal, etc.
- Radiology the use of ultrasonic waves in ultrasonography to form images of interior bodily organs, as the uterus or heart
- Ultrasonic sound.
- a. The use of ultrasonic waves for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes, specifically to image an internal body structure, monitor a developing fetus, or generate localized deep heat to the tissues.b. An image produced by ultrasound.
(countable and uncountable, plural ultrasounds)
- (physics): infrasound