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car·di·o·graph

 (kär′dē-ə-grăf′)
n.
1. An instrument used to record the mechanical movements of the heart.

car′di·og′ra·phy (-ŏg′rə-fē) n.

cardiograph

(ˈkɑːdɪəʊˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf)
n
1. (Medicine) an instrument for recording the mechanical force and form of heart movements
2. (Medicine) short for electrocardiograph
cardiographer n
cardiographic, ˌcardioˈgraphical adj
ˌcardioˈgraphically adv
ˌcardiˈography 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.

cardiograph

an instrument to record the action of the heart. — cardiographer, n.cardiographic, adj.
See also: Heart
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cardiograph - medical instrument that records electric currents associated with contractions of the heartcardiograph - 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
2.cardiograph - a medical instrument that measures the mechanical force of cardiac contractions and the amount of blood passing through the heart during a specified period by measuring the recoil of the body as blood is pumped from the ventriclescardiograph - a medical instrument that measures the mechanical force of cardiac contractions and the amount of blood passing through the heart during a specified period by measuring the recoil of the body as blood is pumped from the ventricles
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

cardiograph

[ˈkɑːdɪəʊˌgræf] Ncardiógrafo m

car·di·o·graph

n. cardiógrafo, instrumento que traza gráficamente los movimientos del corazón.
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