kymograph


ky·mo·graph

noun \-ˌgraf\

Definition of KYMOGRAPH

:  a device which graphically records motion or pressure (as of blood)
ky·mo·graph·ic \ˌkī-mə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective
ky·mog·ra·phy \kī-ˈmä-grə-fē\ noun

Origin of KYMOGRAPH

Greek kyma wave + International Scientific Vocabulary -graph — more at cyme
First Known Use: 1872

ky·mo·graph

noun \-ˌgraf\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of KYMOGRAPH

: a device which graphically records motion or pressure; especially : a recording device including an electric motor or clockwork that drives a usually slowly revolving drum which carries a roll of plain or smoked paper and also having an arrangement for tracing on the paper by means of a stylus a graphic record of motion or pressure (as of the organs of speech, blood pressure, or respiration) often in relation to particular intervals of time
ky·mo·graph·ic \ˌkī-mə-ˈgraf-ik\ adjective
ky·mog·ra·phy \kī-ˈmäg-rə-fē\ noun, plural ky·mog·ra·phies

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