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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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According to the release a Cardiac Campaign will be conducted from June 26 to 30, where a total of 56 heart procedures will be conducted and the procedures are 20 Angiography, three Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (stents), 31 Echo Cardiographs (heart scans) and two pace maker insertions (batteries).
"The cardiographs showed distinctly how his heart had selfcorrected."
(33) Today's polygraph machines include a variety of sensory instruments, including cardiographs, pneumographs, cardio-cuffs, and various electrodes that measure galvanic skin response.
In addition to his contributions to the field of X-ray, Young developed cardiographs, electroencephalographs and a wide range of electronic medical equipment for hospital use.