electrocardiogram

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

Definition of electrocardiogram

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

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First Known Use of electrocardiogram

1895


Medical Dictionary

electrocardiogram

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

medical Definition of electrocardiogram

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

Illustration of electrocardiogram



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