electrocardiogram


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e·lec·tro·car·di·o·gram

 (ĭ-lĕk′trō-kär′dē-ə-grăm′)
n.
1. A graphic record of heart muscle activity recorded by an electrocardiograph.
2. The procedure performed to produce such a record. In both senses also called cardiogram.

electrocardiogram

(ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈkɑːdɪəʊˌɡræm)
n
(Medicine) a tracing of the electric currents that initiate the heartbeat, used to diagnose possible heart disorders. Abbreviation: ECG

e•lec•tro•car•di•o•gram

(ɪˌlɛk troʊˈkɑr di əˌgræm)

n.
the graphic record produced by an electrocardiograph. Abbr.: EKG, ECG Also called cardiogram.
[1900–05]

e·lec·tro·car·di·o·gram

(ĭ-lĕk′trō-kär′dē-ə-grăm′)
A recording of the electrical activity of the heart. The electrocardiogram is used by doctors to analyze how well the heart is working and to diagnose abnormal heart rhythms. ♦ The machine used to record an electrocardiogram is called an electrocardiograph.

electrocardiogram

(ECG) A recording of the pattern of the electrical impulses of a patient’s heart made using electrocardiography
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.electrocardiogram - a graphical recording of the cardiac cycle produced by an electrocardiographelectrocardiogram - 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
graph, graphical record - a visual representation of the relations between certain quantities plotted with reference to a set of axes
Translations

electrocardiogram

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electrocardiogram

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electrocardiogram

[ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈkɑːdɪəˌgræm] nelettrocardiogramma m

e·lec·tro·car·di·o·gram

n. electrocardiograma, gráfico de cambios eléctricos que se producen durante las contracciones del músculo cardíaco.

electrocardiogram (ECG)

n electrocardiograma m (ECG)
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