sphygmograph

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noun sphyg·mo·graph \ˈsfig-mə-ˌgraf\

Definition of sphygmograph

  1. :  an instrument that records graphically the movements or character of the pulse

Origin and Etymology of sphygmograph

Greek sphygmos pulse + International Scientific Vocabulary -graph


First Known Use: circa 1859


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sphygmograph

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noun sphyg·mo·graph \ˈsfig-mə-ˌgraf\

Medical Definition of sphygmograph

  1. :  an instrument that records graphically the movements or character of the pulse

sphygmographic

\ˌsfig-mə-ˈgraf-ik\play adjective

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