electrocardiograph

noun
elec·​tro·​car·​dio·​graph | \ i-ˌlek-trō-ˈkär-dē-ə-ˌgraf How to pronounce electrocardiograph (audio) \

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 How to pronounce electrocardiographic (audio) \ adjective
electrocardiographically \ i-​ˌlek-​trō-​ˌkär-​dē-​ə-​ˈgra-​fi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce electrocardiographically (audio) \ adverb
electrocardiography \ i-​ˌlek-​trō-​ˌkär-​dē-​ˈä-​grə-​fē How to pronounce electrocardiography (audio) \ noun

Examples of electrocardiograph in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With the Apple Watch Series 4, Apple unveiled a full electrocardiograph feature to help monitor heart activity. Beth Mole, Ars Technica, "Apple continues health push with three new medical studies," 10 Sep. 2019 Why does the sequence of numbers in the above chart resemble the characteristic spiky, periodic pulsations of an electrocardiograph? Quanta Magazine, "Solution: ‘Be Still My Pulsating Sequence’," 25 Nov. 2015 Instead, the company added a feature that had only recently arrived in the form of specialized consumer devices: an electrocardiograph (ECG), a device made for monitoring the heart's electrical activity. John Timmer, Ars Technica, "A look at the Apple Watch’s ECG, from someone who needs it," 12 Dec. 2018 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electrocardiograph. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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electrocardiograph

noun
elec·​tro·​car·​dio·​graph | \ -ˌgraf How to pronounce electrocardiograph (audio) \

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 How to pronounce electrocardiographic (audio) \ adjective
electrocardiographically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce electrocardiographically (audio) \ adverb
electrocardiography \ -​ē-​ˈäg-​rə-​fē How to pronounce electrocardiography (audio) \ noun, plural electrocardiographies

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