ultrasonic medical tomography

ultrasonic medical tomography

[¦əl·trə′sän·ik ′med·ə·kəl tō′mäg·rə·fē]
(acoustics)
A form of acoustic tomography in which ultrasonic pulses are emitted by an acoustoelectric transducer and echoes are received from acoustic impedance discontinuities along the assumed line-of-sight propagation path.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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