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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.
(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)
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.
(ECG) A recording of the pattern of the electrical impulses of a patient’s heart made using electrocardiography
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|Noun||1.||electrocardiogram - 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
electrocardiogram[ɪˌlektrəʊˈkɑːdɪəgræm] N → electrocardiograma m
electrocardiogram[ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈkɑːdɪəˌgræm] n → elettrocardiogramma m
n. electrocardiograma, gráfico de cambios eléctricos que se producen durante las contracciones del músculo cardíaco.