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An instrument consisting of microphones and recording equipment used to monitor and record heart sounds and murmurs.

pho′no·car′di·o·graph′ic adj.
pho′no·car′di·og′ra·phy (-ŏg′rə-fē) n.


(ˌfoʊ nəˈkɑr di əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf)

an instrument for graphically recording the sound of the heartbeat.
pho`no•car`di•og′ra•phy (-ˈɒg rə fi) n.
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Finally, the auscultation section, which is extensive, is exhaustively illustrated not with cartoons of murmurs, but with true phonocardiographic tracings, each of which was restored for this book's publication.
We gave questionnaires to screen for personal health and family health history, recorded BMI, and measured PWV with Colin Medical Instrument VP-1000 Vascular Profiling System by placing BP cuffs on all four extremities, ECG on both wrist, and a phonocardiographic microphone over the precordium.
Case report and review of phonocardiographic and auscultatory manifestations.