sphygmograph


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sphyg·mo·graph

 (sfĭg′mə-grăf′)
n.
An instrument for graphically recording the form, strength, and variations of the arterial pulse.

sphyg′mo·graph′ic adj.
sphyg·mog′ra·phy (-mŏg′rə-fē) n.

sphygmograph

(ˈsfɪɡməʊˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf)
n
(Medicine) med an instrument for making a recording (sphygmogram) of variations in blood pressure and pulse
sphygmographic adj
sphygmography n

sphyg•mo•graph

(ˈsfɪg məˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf)

n.
an instrument for recording the rapidity, strength, and uniformity of the arterial pulse.
[1855–60]
sphyg`mo•graph′ic (-ˈgræf ɪk) adj.

sphygmograph

an instrument for measuring and recording various characteristics of the arterial pulse.
See also: Instruments
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The sphygmograph was developed in 1854 by the physiologist Karl Von Vierordt to measure the pulse.
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