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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.


stethography, def. 2.
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