sector scan


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sec·tor scan

in ultrasonography, a system in which the transducer or transmitted ultrasound beam is rotated through an angle, resulting in a wedge-shaped image.

sector scan

[sek′tər]
an ultrasound scan in which the transducer or ultrasound beam is rotated through an angle and the center of rotation is near or behind the surface of the transducer.

sec·tor scan

(sek'tŏr skan)
ultrasonography A system in which the transducer or transmitted ultrasound beam is rotated through an angle, resulting in a wedge shaped image.