kymograph

noun
ky·​mo·​graph | \ ˈkī-mə-ˌgraf How to pronounce kymograph (audio) \

Definition of kymograph

: a device which graphically records motion or pressure (as of blood)

Other Words from kymograph

kymographic \ ˌkī-​mə-​ˈgra-​fik How to pronounce kymograph (audio) \ adjective
kymography \ kī-​ˈmä-​grə-​fē How to pronounce kymograph (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of kymograph

1872, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kymograph

Greek kyma wave + International Scientific Vocabulary -graph — more at cyme

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“Kymograph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kymograph. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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kymograph

noun
ky·​mo·​graph | \ -ˌgraf How to pronounce kymograph (audio) \

Medical Definition of kymograph

: a device which graphically records motion or pressure especially : a recording device including an electric motor or clockwork that drives a usually slowly revolving drum which carries a roll of plain or smoked paper and also having an arrangement for tracing on the paper by means of a stylus a graphic record of motion or pressure (as of the organs of speech, blood pressure, or respiration) often in relation to particular intervals of time

Other Words from kymograph

kymographic \ ˌkī-​mə-​ˈgraf-​ik How to pronounce kymograph (audio) \ adjective
kymography \ kī-​ˈmäg-​rə-​fē How to pronounce kymograph (audio) \ noun, plural kymographies

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