phonocardiography

noun

pho·​no·​car·​di·​og·​ra·​phy ˌfō-nə-ˌkär-dē-ˈä-grə-fē How to pronounce phonocardiography (audio)
: the process of producing a phonocardiogram
phonocardiograph noun
phonocardiographic adjective

Word History

Etymology

phono- + cardiography

First Known Use

1916, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of phonocardiography was in 1916

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Cite this Entry

“Phonocardiography.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phonocardiography. Accessed 29 May. 2023.

Medical Definition

phonocardiography

noun
pho·​no·​car·​di·​og·​ra·​phy -ˌkärd-ē-ˈäg-rə-fē How to pronounce phonocardiography (audio)
plural phonocardiographies
: the recording of heart sounds by means of a phonocardiograph
phonocardiographic adjective

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