cymograph


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cymograph

(ˈsaɪməˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf)
n
1. (Medicine) a variant of kymograph
2. (Architecture) an instrument for tracing the outline of an architectural moulding
cymographic adj

ky•mo•graph

(ˈkaɪ məˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf)

n.
an instrument for measuring and graphically recording variations in fluid pressure, as those of the human pulse.
[1865–70]
ky`mo•graph′ic (-ˈgræf ɪk) adj.
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Noun1.cymograph - scientific instrument consisting of a rotating drum holding paper on which a stylus traces a continuous record (as of breathing or blood pressure)
scientific instrument - an instrument used by scientists