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

electrocardiographic

play \i-ˌlek-trō-ˌkär-dē-ə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective

electrocardiographically

play \i-ˌlek-trō-ˌkär-dē-ə-ˈgra-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

electrocardiography

play \i-ˌlek-trō-ˌkär-dē-ˈä-grə-fē\ noun

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First Known Use of electrocardiograph

1910


Medical Dictionary

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

electrocardiographic

play \-ˌkärd-ē-ə-ˈgraf-ik\ adjective

electrocardiographically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

electrocardiography

play \-ē-ˈäg-rə-fē\ noun plural electrocardiographies

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