phonocardiography

noun pho·no·car·di·og·ra·phy \ ˌfō-nə-ˌkär-dē-ˈä-grə-fē \

Definition of phonocardiography

: the process of producing a phonocardiogram

phonocardiograph

play \ˌfō-nə-ˈkär-dē-ə-ˌgraf\ noun

phonocardiographic

play \ˌfō-nə-ˌkär-dē-ə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective

First Known Use of phonocardiography

1916

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phonocardiography

noun pho·no·car·di·og·ra·phy \ -ˌkärd-ē-ˈäg-rə-fē \

medical Definition of phonocardiography

plural phonocardiographies
: the recording of heart sounds by means of a phonocardiograph

phonocardiographic

play \-ˌkärd-ē-ə-ˈgraf-ik\ adjective

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