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Table 1 Ultrasound velocity in different human tissues

From: The velocity of ultrasound in human primary melanoma tissue - implications for the clinical use of high resolution sonography

Tissue Frequency velocity Temp
  [MHz] [m/s] [°C]
Skin    
Breast 10.0 1642 27
Face 10.0 1570 27
Fat 2.0 1476 35
Blood 7.5 1586 37
Liver 10.0 1608 37
Bone 0.1 3375 37
  1. Adapted from Goss et al. [9] and Escoffier et al. [10]