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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.
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(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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Gangopadhyay, "A novel approach for phonocardiographic signals processing to make possible fetal heart rate evaluations," Digital Signal Processing: A Review Journal, vol.
Varady (2001) presented a wavelet-based denoising method for phonocardiographic signals using two-channel signal recording and an adaptive cross-channel coefficient thresholding technique [12].
However, these criteria did not yet include electrocardiographic (ECG) and phonocardiographic (PCG) examinations.
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.