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Medical ultrasonography

Medical ultrasonography (sonography) is an ultrasound-based diagnostic imaging technique used to visualize muscles and internal organs, their size, structure and any pathological lesions, making them useful for scanning the organs.

Obstetric sonography is commonly used during pregnancy.

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