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electrocardiogram

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noun elec·tro·car·dio·gram \-ˈkär-dē-ə-ˌgram\

Definition of electrocardiogram

  1. :  the tracing made by an electrocardiograph; also :  the procedure for producing an electrocardiogram



Circa 1904

First Known Use of electrocardiogram

circa 1904


Medical Dictionary

electrocardiogram

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noun elec·tro·car·dio·gram \-ˈkärd-ē-ə-ˌgram\

Medical Definition of electrocardiogram

  1. :  the tracing made by an electrocardiograph; also :  the procedure for producing an electrocardiogram



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