- Doppler: A form of ultrasound that reflects motions such as fetal
heartbeats-in the form of audio signal.
- Ectopic Pregnancy: A pregnancy in which the fertilised eggs begins to
grow in place other than inside the uterus, usually in the fallopian tube.
- Ovulation: The release of an egg from one of the
- Placenta: Tissue that connect mother and fetus and provide nourishment
to and takes away from the fetus
- Real-time: A type of ultrasound that use still pictures to show
movements, somewhat like a motion picture.
- Transducer: A device that emits the sound waves and translate the echo
into the electric signals.
- Umbilical: A cord like structure that forms normally during pregnancy
and connect the baby's bloodstream to the placenta
- Vaginal Ultrasound: A type of ultrasound in which a transducer
specially designed to be placed in the vagina is used.