electrocardiograph

noun
elec·tro·car·dio·graph | \ i-ˌlek-trō-ˈkär-dē-ə-ˌgraf \

Definition of electrocardiograph 

: an instrument for recording the changes of electrical potential occurring during the heartbeat used especially in diagnosing abnormalities of heart action

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Other words from electrocardiograph

electrocardiographic \i-ˌlek-trō-ˌkär-dē-ə-ˈgra-fik \ adjective
electrocardiographically \i-ˌlek-trō-ˌkär-dē-ə-ˈgra-fi-k(ə-)lē \ adverb
electrocardiography \i-ˌlek-trō-ˌkär-dē-ˈä-grə-fē \ noun

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Some of the women had to interrupt their cycling test at submaximal workload, before being pushed to maximal capacity, mainly due to changes seen on an electrocardiograph or due to high blood pressure. Jacqueline Howard, CNN, "Dementia study links your risk with your fitness level," 14 Mar. 2018 However, doctors discovered a suspicious finding on his electrocardiograph (known as an ECG or EKG) during a followup examination. Susan Scutti, CNN, "Boy whose heart stopped after bite of hot dog found to have rare condition," 6 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of electrocardiograph

1910, in the meaning defined above

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electrocardiograph

noun
elec·tro·car·dio·graph | \ -ˌgraf \

Medical Definition of electrocardiograph 

: an instrument for recording the changes of electrical potential occurring during the heartbeat used especially in diagnosing abnormalities of heart action

Other words from electrocardiograph

electrocardiographic \-ˌkärd-ē-ə-ˈgraf-ik \ adjective
electrocardiographically \-i-k(ə-)lē \ adverb
electrocardiography \-ē-ˈäg-rə-fē \ noun plural electrocardiographies

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