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1. An electrocardiogram.
2. An electrocardiograph.
[From German, abbreviation of E(lektro)k(ardio)g(ramm), electrocardiogram.]
(in the US and Canada) abbreviation for
1. (Medicine) electrocardiogram
2. (Medicine) electrocardiograph
[< German E(lectro)k(ardio)g(ramme)]
Abbreviation of electrocardiogram
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|Noun||1.||EKG - a graphical recording of the cardiac cycle produced by an electrocardiograph|
checkup, health check, medical, medical checkup, medical exam, medical examination - a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person