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ballistocardiograph

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noun bal·lis·to·car·dio·graph \ -ˌgraf \

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

ballistocardiographic

play \-ˌkärd-ē-ə-ˈgraf-ik\ adjective

ballistocardiography

play \-ē-ˈäg-rə-fē\ noun plural ballistocardiographies

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