ergograph


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er·go·graph

 (ûr′gə-grăf′)
n.
A device for measuring the work capacity of a muscle or group of muscles during contraction.

[Greek ergon, work; see werg- in Indo-European roots + -graph.]

er′go·graph′ic adj.

ergograph

(ˈɜːɡəˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf)
n
(Physiology) an instrument that measures and records the amount of work a muscle does during contraction, its rate of fatigue, etc

er•go•graph

(ˈɜr gəˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf)

n.
an instrument that measures and records the force of a muscular contraction.
[1890–95]
er`go•graph′ic (-ˈgræf ɪk) adj.

ergograph

an instrument that records the amount of work done when a muscle contracts. — ergographic, adj.
See also: Work
Translations
ergographe
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