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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ultrasound

Ultrasound is sound waves with frequencies higher than the upper audible limit of human ... Ultrasound imaging or sonography is often used in medicine. In the .... An ultrasonic level or sensing system requires no contact with the target. .... The reflection and diffraction of sound waves from microscopic structures can yield ...

www.answers.com/Q/An_ultrasound_system_can_produce_images_of_body_structures_because_sound_waves

How ultrasound is able to produce images of body structures? Because, sound waves travel at different speeds through materials of different densities . 7 people  ...

www.fda.gov/radiation-emittingproducts/radiationemittingproductsandprocedures/medicalimaging/ucm115357.htm

Jul 5, 2016 ... Because ultrasound images are captured in real-time, they can show ... Ultrasound imaging (sonography) uses high-frequency sound waves to view inside the body. ... based on the reflection of the waves off of the body structures. ... as X-rays or other types of imaging systems that use ionizing radiation.

www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=genus

Ultrasound imaging uses sound waves to produce pictures of the inside of the body. ... Because ultrasound images are captured in real-time, they can show the structure and movement of the body's internal organs, as well as blood flowing ...

www.physics.utoronto.ca/~jharlow/teaching/phy138_0708/lec04/ultrasoundx.htm

In this edition of How Stuff Works, we will look at how ultrasound works, what type of ... Ultrasound or ultrasonography is a medical imaging technique that uses high ... The ultrasound machine transmits high-frequency (1 to 5 megahertz) sound ... The sound waves travel into your body and hit a boundary between tissues ...

www.sprawls.org/ppmi2/USPRO

This is because sound waves are actually vibrations passing through a material. ... Some of the pulses will be reflected by internal body structures and send ... Echoes, which show up as bright or white spots in the image are produced by ... The basic functional components of an ultrasound imaging system are shown below.

www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/conditionsandtreatments/ultrasound-scan

Ultrasound is a scan used to study internal body structures. ... and vascular systems, and to check fetal development during pregnancy. ... An ultrasound scan uses high-frequency sound waves to make an image of a person's internal body structures. ... Sometimes, doctors will use ultrasound scanning to monitor and guide ...

www.nirschl.com/musculoskeletal-ultrasound.asp

images of the musculoskeletal system provide pictures of muscles, tendons, ... and painless, and produces pictures of the inside of the body using sound waves. ... Because ultrasound images are captured in real-time, they can show the ... of body tissue through which and the type of body structure the sound travels through.

www.innerbody.com/ultrasound-and-ultrasonics

The term "ultrasound" actually applies to sound waves spanning a range of ... It's because the movement of sound is the movement of a vibration from particle ... Baleen whales like the blue whale can produce sound with a frequency of 10 Hz, ... of different densities in the body; denser structures will cause a stronger echo.

www.thefootinstitute.com/services_ultrasound.html

... sound waves to produce pictures of the ... Because ultrasound images are captured in real-time, they can show the structure and ... frequency sound waves into the body ...