car·​dio·​gram | \ ˈkär-dē-ə-ˌgram How to pronounce cardiogram (audio) \

Definition of cardiogram

: the curve or tracing made by a cardiograph

Examples of cardiogram in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bestsellers may offer a snapshot of passing fads, but this remarkable list compiled from more than a century of circulation data is like a literary cardiogram of the nation’s beating heart. Be encouraged. Washington Post, 13 Jan. 2020 McElwain said Robinson will see a specialist this week about a heart condition detected last month on an echo-cardiogram. Edgar Thompson,, 18 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of cardiogram

1876, in the meaning defined above

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“Cardiogram.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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car·​dio·​gram | \ ˈkärd-ē-ə-ˌgram How to pronounce cardiogram (audio) \

Medical Definition of cardiogram

: the curve or tracing made by a cardiograph


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