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Accoustic Properties for

Body Tissue-


Body Tissues 

Longitudinal Velocity

Density

g/cm3

Acoustic Impedance

g/cm2-sec
x105

cm/µs

in/µs

Beef

0.155

0.061

1.08

1.68

Brain Tissue

0.149

0.0587

1.04

1.55

Human Tissue

0.147

0.0579

1.07

1.58

Kidney

0.154

0.0606

1.05

1.62

Liver

0.154

0.0606

1.07

1.65

Spleen

0.15

0.0591

1.07

1.60


Data compiled by Xactex Corporation.  Sources of original data are unknown.

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