cardioscope

noun

car·​dio·​scope ˈkärd-ē-ə-ˌskōp How to pronounce cardioscope (audio)
1
: an instrument that permits direct visual inspection of the interior of the heart
2
: an instrument that permits continuous electrocardiographic observation of the heart's action during an operation
3
: an instrument equipped with a screen on which tracings of the heart's action and sounds can be shown

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“Cardioscope.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cardioscope. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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