ballistocardiograph

noun
bal·​lis·​to·​car·​dio·​graph | \ -ˌgraf How to pronounce ballistocardiograph (audio) \

Medical Definition of ballistocardiograph

: a device for measuring the amount of blood passing through the heart in a specified time by recording the recoil movements of the body that result from contraction of the heart muscle in ejecting blood from the ventricles

Other Words from ballistocardiograph

ballistocardiographic \ -​ˌkärd-​ē-​ə-​ˈgraf-​ik How to pronounce ballistocardiographic (audio) \ adjective
ballistocardiography \ -​ē-​ˈäg-​rə-​fē How to pronounce ballistocardiography (audio) \ noun, plural ballistocardiographies

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“Ballistocardiograph.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ballistocardiograph. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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