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Ultrasonography MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ultrasonography
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.350.850
Unique ID
D014463
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014463
Annotation
IM general only; coordinate NIM with anatomical term or disease term ‌/‌diag ‌image; note many specific ultrasonographic techniques are available
Scope Note
The visualization of deep structures of the body by recording the reflections or echoes of ultrasonic pulses directed into the tissues. Use of ultrasound for imaging or diagnostic purposes employs frequencies ranging from 1.6 to 10 megahertz.
Entry Version
ULTRASONOGR
Entry Term(s)
Computer Echotomography
Diagnosis, Ultrasonic
Diagnostic Ultrasound
Echography
Echotomography
Echotomography, Computer
Sonography, Medical
Tomography, Ultrasonic
Ultrasonic Diagnosis
Ultrasonic Imaging
Ultrasonic Tomography
Ultrasonographic Imaging
Ultrasound Imaging
See Also
Anatomy, Cross-Sectional
Public MeSH Note
91; was ULTRASONIC DIAGNOSIS 1985-90
Online Note
use ULTRASONOGRAPHY to search ULTRASONIC DIAGNOSIS 1985-90; use ULTRASONICS/DU to search DIAGNOSIS, ULTRASONIC 1974-84
History Note
91; was ULTRASONIC DIAGNOSIS 1985-90; was DIAGNOSIS, ULTRASONIC (NON MESH) 1974-84
Date Established
1985/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/07/08
Ultrasonography Preferred
Diagnosis, Ultrasonic Narrower
Echotomography, Computer Narrower
Tomography, Ultrasonic Narrower
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