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electrocardiograph

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noun elec·tro·car·dio·graph \-ˌgraf\

Definition of electrocardiograph

  1. :  an instrument for recording the changes of electrical potential occurring during the heartbeat used especially in diagnosing abnormalities of heart action

elec·tro·car·dio·graph·ic play \-ˌkär-dē-ə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective
elec·tro·car·dio·graph·i·cal·ly play \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
elec·tro·car·di·og·ra·phy play \-dē-ˈä-grə-fē\ noun


1913

First Known Use of electrocardiograph

1913


Medical Dictionary

electrocardiograph

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noun elec·tro·car·dio·graph \-ˌgraf\

Medical Definition of electrocardiograph

  1. :  an instrument for recording the changes of electrical potential occurring during the heartbeat used especially in diagnosing abnormalities of heart action

  2. elec·tro·car·dio·graph·ic \-ˌkärd-ē-ə-ˈgraf-ik\play adjective
    elec·tro·car·dio·graph·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb
    elec·tro·car·di·og·ra·phy \-ē-ˈäg-rə-fē\play noun, plural elec·tro·car·di·og·ra·phies




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