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ech·o·en·ceph·a·log·ra·phy

(ek'ō-en-sef'ă-log'ră-fē),
The use of reflected ultrasound in the diagnosis of intracranial processes.
[echo + encephalography]

echoencephalography

(ĕk′ō-ĕn-sĕf′ə-lŏg′rə-fē)
n.
The use of ultrasound to visualize the brain.

ech′o·en·ceph′a·lo·graph′ n.
ech′o·en·ceph′a·lo·graph′ic adj.

echoencephalography

[ek′ō·ensef′əlog′rəfē]
the use of ultrasound to study the intracranial structures of the brain. The technique is useful for showing ventricular dilation and a major shift of midline structures caused by an expanding lesion. See also ultrasonography. echoencephalographic, adj.

ech·o·en·ceph·a·log·ra·phy

(ek'ō-en-sef-ă-log'ră-fē)
The use of reflected ultrasound in the diagnosis of intracranial processes.
[echo + encephalography]

echoencephalography

ULTRASOUND imaging of the brain. This is now largely superseded by CT SCANNING and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

ech·o·en·ceph·a·log·ra·phy

(ek'ō-en-sef-ă-log'ră-fē)
Use of reflected ultrasound in diagnosis of intracranial processes.
[echo + encephalography]

echoencephalography

a diagnostic technique in which pulses of ultrasonic waves are beamed through the head from both sides, and echoes from the midline structures of the brain are recorded graphically; shifts from any midline may indicate a centrally placed mass.