electrocardiograph

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

Definition of electrocardiograph

  1. :  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

First Known Use of electrocardiograph

1910


Medical Dictionary

electrocardiograph

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noun elec·tro·car·dio·graph \-ˌgraf\

Medical Definition of electrocardiograph

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

electrocardiographic

\-ˌkärd-ē-ə-ˈgraf-ik\play adjective

electrocardiographically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

electrocardiography

\-ē-ˈäg-rə-fē\play noun plural

electrocardiographies


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