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It wasn’t until she put back on her street clothes after the ultrasound that it occurred to her something was wrong.
Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  sound of frequency above the range of human hearing
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used for medical and industrial imaging
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  • It wasn’t until she put back on her street clothes after the ultrasound that it occurred to her something was wrong.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • He sent her for an ultrasound.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • We need to do an ultrasound.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • Knowing how crucial it is for people to be aggressive about their medical care, I had insisted that she be given another ultrasound.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture

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  • Lacy led Alex down the hallway to fetal ultrasound.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • Several months earlier Tara had had an ultrasound done, and Mortenson had seen the fuzzy aquatic image of his new daughter.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • I saw it, small and hardly recognizable, when we had the ultrasound during Month Six.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Someone Like You
  • Lasers, masers, ultrasound.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • She looked so real on the ultrasound screen that sometimes I’d forget she was still inside me.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • shampoo, tooth gel, an ultrasound brush and shaver.
    J.D. Robb  --  Immortal in Death

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  • wave radar, and ultrasound all at once.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • After an ultrasound, she found out she had a cyst near her uterus that was the size of a melon.
    Gaby Rodriguez  --  The Pregnancy Project
  • It was getting better, the inflammation was going down, and AP was doing ultrasound on my shoulder.
    Tim Tebow  --  Through My Eyes
  • The checkup included an ultrasound, and when the technician looked away from the screen, my wife realized something was wrong.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • Since the 1990s, the spread of ultrasound machines has allowed pregnant women to find out the sex of their fetuses—and then get abortions if they are female.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • A gall-bladder attack or a liver abscess could cause fever and jaundice and abdominal pain—the red eyes she could not explain—and she ordered an ultrasound examination of his liver.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • They were items that Carly had collected: photos from their honeymoon, a four-leaf clover they’d found while vacationing in Vancouver, the bouquet of peonies and calla lilies she’d carried on her wedding day, ultrasound images of Josh and Kristen while each was still in her womb, along with the outfits that each had worn on the way home from the hospital.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Safe Haven
  • 8) My ultrasound’seeing a heart, beating strong inside me.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • Ultrasound says it’s a boy.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • Obviously, we’re not going with the nine-month model here, and we can’t get an ultrasound, so Carlisle is guesstimating from how big I am.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • ’I don’t-I can’t-’ Lacy glanced at the ultrasound screen, where Alex’s baby was frozen in a moment of time.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • He had applied the ultrasound cream to my shoulder and then had draped a towel over it while he was working on it.
    Tim Tebow  --  Through My Eyes
  • In Fujian Province, China, a peasant raved to us about ultrasound: "We don’t have to have daughters anymore!" To prevent sex-selective abortion, China and India now bar doctors and ultrasound technicians from telling a pregnant woman the sex of her fetus.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • I was surprised at how effective the ultrasound felt that night.
    Tim Tebow  --  Through My Eyes
  • In Fujian Province, China, a peasant raved to us about ultrasound: "We don’t have to have daughters anymore!" To prevent sex-selective abortion, China and India now bar doctors and ultrasound technicians from telling a pregnant woman the sex of her fetus.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • After five minutes, I started to worry—Kurt was on duty today, and had taken his lunch break early so that I could go to the ultrasound without dragging Elizabeth along.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • The ultrasound machine is from a German doctor who had once visited; he sent his old one.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • But since time is of the essence, I’d recommend a transcranial Doppler test, which uses ultrasound to measure blood flow through the carotid arteries at the base of the brain.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • It was perfect: She was really due just before I was pretending to be, which meant that she could pass her ultrasound pictures to me and I could show them around a couple of weeks later, passing them off as my own.
    Gaby Rodriguez  --  The Pregnancy Project
  • It was no surprise when a month later I gave birth to Claire—an infant who looked nothing like her father, as she had that day at the ultrasound, but who instead was the spitting image of the sister she would never meet.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • The combination of the one-child birth control policy and convenient access to ultrasound testing means that parents routinely check the sex of a fetus and get an abortion if it is female.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • "The ultrasound wouldn’t work.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
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Associated words [difficulty]:   ultrasound [5] , biopsy [5] , magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) [7] , pap smear [8] , electrocardiogram (ECG/EKG) [9] , CT scan [5] , magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) [7] , positron emission tomography (PET) [9]
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