car·​dio·​graph | \ ˈkär-dē-ə-ˌgraf How to pronounce cardiograph (audio) \

Definition of cardiograph

: an instrument that graphically registers movements of the heart

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Other Words from cardiograph

cardiographic \ ˌkär-​dē-​ə-​ˈgra-​fik How to pronounce cardiograph (audio) \ adjective
cardiography \ ˌkär-​dē-​ˈä-​grə-​fē How to pronounce cardiograph (audio) \ noun

Examples of cardiograph in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And the cardiograph, which measures the beatings of the heart. Megan Garber, The Atlantic, 29 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of cardiograph

1870, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cardiograph

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The first known use of cardiograph was in 1870

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“Cardiograph.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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car·​dio·​graph | \ -ˌgraf How to pronounce cardiograph (audio) \

Medical Definition of cardiograph

: an instrument that registers graphically movements of the heart

Other Words from cardiograph

cardiographer \ ˌkärd-​ē-​ˈäg-​rə-​fər How to pronounce cardiograph (audio) \ noun
cardiographic \ ˌkärd-​ē-​ə-​ˈgraf-​ik How to pronounce cardiograph (audio) \ adjective
cardiography \ ˌkärd-​ē-​ˈäg-​rə-​fē How to pronounce cardiograph (audio) \ noun, plural cardiographies


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