Holter monitor

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Hol·ter monitor

A portable device used to measure the electrical activity of the heart over an extended period of time, allowing detection of intermittent arrhythmias and other electrical disturbances.

[After Norman J. Holter (1914-1983), American biophysicist who developed the device.]
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