endosonography

endosonography
Ultrasonography performed using an ultrasound transducer mounted on or passed through a fiberoptic endoscope.

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en·do·so·nog·ra·phy (en″do-sə-nogґrə-fe) ultrasonography in which the ultrasound transducer is incorporated into the tip of a fiberoptic endoscope that is inserted into the lumen of a cavity or organ. See also endoscopic ultrasonography.

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