Holter monitor

noun
Hol·​ter monitor | \ ˈhōl-tər- How to pronounce Holter monitor (audio) \

Medical Definition of Holter monitor

: a portable device that makes a continuous record of electrical activity of the heart and that can be worn by an ambulatory patient during the course of daily activities in order to detect fleeting episodes of abnormal heart rhythms

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“Holter monitor.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Holter%20monitor. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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