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ul·tra·so·nog·ra·pher

(ŭl'tră-sŏ-nog'ră-fĕr),
A person who performs and/or interprets ultrasonographic examinations.
Synonym(s): echographer, sonographer

ul·tra·so·nog·ra·pher

(ŭl'tră-sŏ-nog'ră-fĕr)
A person who performs and interprets ultrasonographic examinations.
Synonym(s): sonographer.

sonographer

(sō-nŏg′ră-fĕr)
An individual professionally trained to use ultrasound in the setting of other available clinical information to obtain images of anatomical structures, physiological processes, and disease states for diagnostic purposes. In the U.S., professional societies of sonographers include the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and the American Society of Echocardiography. Professionally certified sonographers are credentialed by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers.

diagnostic medical sonographer

One who provides patient services for those using diagnostic ultrasound under the supervision of a doctor of medicine or osteopathy.

ophthalmic sonographer

An individual professionally trained to perform diagnostic evaluations of the eye and its diseases, including examinations for ophthalmic foreign bodies, tumors, radiation injuries, inflammatory diseases, and vascular lesions as well as measurements of axial length (e.g., in cataract surgeries and intraocular lens implantation). In the U.S., professionally trained ophthalmic sonographers are certified in their specialty by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers.
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