hypoechoic

hypoechoic

 [hi″po-ĕ-ko´ik]
in ultrasonography, giving off few echoes; said of tissues or structures that reflect relatively few of the ultrasound waves directed at them.

hy·po·ech·o·ic

(hī'pō-e-kō'ik),
A region in an ultrasound image in which the echoes are weaker or fewer than normal or in the surrounding regions.
[hypo- + echo + -ic]

hypoechoic

/hy·po·echo·ic/ (-ĕ-ko´ik) in ultrasonography, giving off few echoes; said of tissues or structures that reflect relatively few of the ultrasound waves directed at them.

hypoechoic

adjective Referring to an abnormal reduction in echoes by ultrasonography, usually attributed to a pathologic change in tissue density.

hypoechoic

Imaging adjective Relating to an abnormal ↓ in echoes by ultrasonography, due to a pathologic change in tissue density

hy·po·ech·o·ic

(hī'pō-ĕ-kō'ik)
Pertaining to a region in an ultrasound image in which the echoes are weaker or fewer than normal or in the surrounding regions.
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