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Definition: 'Hyperechoic'

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hyperechoic

Type: Term

Pronunciation: hī′pĕr-e-kō′ik

Definitions:
1. In ultrasonography, pertaining to material that produces echoes of higher amplitude or density than the surrounding medium.
2. Denoting a region in an ultrasound image in which the echoes are stronger than normal or than surrounding structures.




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