electrocardiograph

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e·lec·tro·car·di·o·graph

 (ĭ-lĕk′trō-kär′dē-ə-grăf′)
n.
An instrument used in the detection and diagnosis of heart abnormalities that measures electrical potentials on the body surface and generates a record of the electrical currents associated with heart muscle activity. Also called cardiograph.

e·lec′tro·car′di·o·graph′ic (-grăf′ĭk) adj.
e·lec′tro·car′di·o·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
e·lec′tro·car′di·og′ra·phy (-kär′dē-ŏg′rə-fē) n.

electrocardiograph

(ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈkɑːdɪəʊˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf)
n
(Medicine) an instrument for recording the electrical activity of the heart. Abbreviation: ECG
eˌlectroˌcardioˈgraphic adj
eˌlectroˌcardioˈgraphically adv
electrocardiography n

e•lec•tro•car•di•o•graph

(ɪˌlɛk troʊˈkɑr di əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf)

n.
a galvanometric device that detects variations in the electric potential that triggers the heartbeat, used to evaluate the heart's health. Abbr.: EKG, ECG
[1910–15]
e•lec`tro•car`di•o•graph′ic (-ˈgræf ɪk) adj.
e•lec`tro•car`di•og′ra•phy (-ˈɒg rə fi) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.electrocardiograph - medical instrument that records electric currents associated with contractions of the heartelectrocardiograph - medical instrument that records electric currents associated with contractions of the heart
cardiac monitor, heart monitor - a piece of electronic equipment for continual observation of the function of the heart
medical instrument - instrument used in the practice of medicine
Translations

electrocardiograph

[ɪˌlektrəʊˈkɑːdɪəgræf] Nelectrocardiógrafo m

electrocardiograph

[ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈkɑːdɪəˌgræf] nelettrocardiografo

e·lec·tro·car·di·o·graph

n. electrocardiógrafo, instrumento para registrar las variaciones eléctricas del músculo cardíaco en acción.
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