acoustic cavitation


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acoustic cavitation

a potential biological effect of ultrasonography, marked by large-amplitude oscillations of microscopic gas bubbles. As normally used, ultrasound pulses are too short to cause acoustic cavitation in human tissues.
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The process of acoustic cavitation is thought to disrupt the cell membrane and allow DNA to move into cells.
Acoustic cavitation results in an excessive concentration of energy.
Mechanism of intracellular delivery by acoustic cavitation.
Modeling transmembrane transport through cell membrane wounds created by acoustic cavitation.
Changes in cell morphology due to plasma membrane wounding by acoustic cavitation.
Model measurements of velocities, pressures, visual and acoustic cavitation inception speeds, and flow visualization were all used to evaluate the pump's performance.
This effect is known as acoustic cavitation (SN: 12/13/86, p.
The generation of acoustic cavitation in a liquid causes a series of mechanical, acoustical, optical and chemical effects.
In the case of fruit fly larvae, researchers now suspect that the damage is done by a process called acoustic cavitation.
For acoustic cavitation to occur with the short pulses typically used in diagnostic ultrasound, bubbles about 1 micron across must be present in the fluid.