sphygmograph

noun
sphyg·​mo·​graph | \ˈsfig-mə-ˌgraf \

Definition of sphygmograph 

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

First Known Use of sphygmograph

circa 1859, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sphygmograph

Greek sphygmos pulse + International Scientific Vocabulary -graph

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The first known use of sphygmograph was circa 1859

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sphygmograph

noun
sphyg·​mo·​graph | \ˈsfig-mə-ˌgraf \

Medical Definition of sphygmograph 

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

Other Words from sphygmograph

sphygmographic \ˌsfig-​mə-​ˈgraf-​ik \ adjective

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