ballistocardiograph

noun

bal·​lis·​to·​car·​dio·​graph -ˌgraf How to pronounce ballistocardiograph (audio)
: 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 adjective
ballistocardiography noun
plural ballistocardiographies

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“Ballistocardiograph.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ballistocardiograph. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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