hypoechogenic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hypo- +‎ echogenic

Adjective[edit]

hypoechogenic (comparative more hypoechogenic, superlative most hypoechogenic)

  1. (medicine) Minimally echogenic, as is normal in some tissue types and unusual in others.
    • 2015, MC Cojocaru et al., “Trigger points – ultrasound and thermal findings”, in Journal of Medicine and Life[1], volume 8:
      The ultrasound showed an ellipsoidal hypoechogenic area in the muscle []

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