cardiograph

(redirected from cardiographers)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
The DHA heart team consists of interventional cardiologists, echo cardiographers, anaesthetists, cardiac and vascular surgeons, radiologists as well as cardiac nurses and technicians from Rashid and Dubai hospitals.
The team has an expert team of cardiographers, highly-skilled technical staff and specialist heart disease nurses.
Ambition 24hours currently offers jobs for: ambulance staff, art and drama therapists, audiologists, biomedical scientists, cardiographers, chiropodists, clinical scientists, dental staff, dentists, dietitians, medical administration and support staff, medical technical officers, occupational therapists, ODPs, opticians, optometrists, orthoptists, orthotists, paramedics, pharmacists, phlebotomists, physiotherapists, plaster technicians, podiatrists, prosthetists, psychologists, radiographers, speech & language therapists