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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Beside a spit of land jutting into a swampy enclosure, a female crocodile breaks the waterline, the bony ridges on her back jagged like an electrocardiogram. Krista Stevens, Longreads, "On Saving the Cuban Crocodile from American Invasion," 22 June 2018 Beside a spit of land jutting into a swampy enclosure, a female crocodile breaks the waterline, the bony ridges on her back jagged like an electrocardiogram. Krista Stevens, Longreads, "On Saving the Cuban Crocodile from American Invasion," 22 June 2018 Beside a spit of land jutting into a swampy enclosure, a female crocodile breaks the waterline, the bony ridges on her back jagged like an electrocardiogram. Krista Stevens, Longreads, "On Saving the Cuban Crocodile from American Invasion," 22 June 2018 It can be detected with an electrocardiogram (EKG), which is typically done after physicians find warning signs such as chest pain or dizziness, or a family history of heart problems. Aneri Pattani, Philly.com, "Penn State football recruit Nana Asiedu quits due to heart condition," 28 June 2018 Beside a spit of land jutting into a swampy enclosure, a female crocodile breaks the waterline, the bony ridges on her back jagged like an electrocardiogram. Krista Stevens, Longreads, "On Saving the Cuban Crocodile from American Invasion," 22 June 2018 From at least 2013 to 2017, Mr. Abdel-Sayed claimed to teach courses on topics such as electrocardiograms, phlebotomy and sonography at the college, located in Brooklyn. David W. Chen, New York Times, "College Lecturer Pleads Guilty to Selling Fake Certificates," 31 May 2018 Beside a spit of land jutting into a swampy enclosure, a female crocodile breaks the waterline, the bony ridges on her back jagged like an electrocardiogram. Krista Stevens, Longreads, "On Saving the Cuban Crocodile from American Invasion," 22 June 2018 State: Unless instructed by the Kentucky Boxing and Wrestling Commission’s medical advisory panel, Kentucky does not require fighters to receive an electrocardiogram prior to a fight. Drew Hill, The Courier-Journal, "At least 6 MMA fighters have died while in the ring or shortly after," 21 June 2018

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1895, in the meaning defined above

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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

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