Holter monitor

noun

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

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“Holter monitor.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Holter%20monitor. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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