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cardiograph

[kahr-dee-uh-graf, -grahf] /ˈkɑr di əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; cardio- + -graph
Related forms
cardiographic
[kahr-dee-uh-graf-ik] /ˌkɑr di əˈgræf ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
cardiography
[kahr-dee-og-ruh-fee] /ˌkɑr diˈɒg rə fi/ (Show IPA),
noun
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  • Similarly they report no increased heart rate, as characteristic of infants, or other changes in electro-cardiograph tracings.
British Dictionary definitions for cardiograph

cardiograph

/ˈkɑːdɪəʊˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf/
noun
1.
an instrument for recording the mechanical force and form of heart movements
2.
short for electrocardiograph
Derived Forms
cardiographer (ˌkɑːdɪˈɒɡrəfə) noun
cardiographic (ˌkɑːdɪəʊˈɡræfɪk), cardiographical, adjective
cardiographically, adverb
cardiography, noun
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Word Origin and History for cardiograph
n.

1867, from cardio- + -graph "something written."

Although the work does not treat of the recent means of diagnosis--the thermometer, laryngoscope, cardiograph, etc.,--still it is complete as far as it goes. [book review in "Medical Investigator," May 1867, p.94]

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cardiograph in Medicine

cardiograph car·di·o·graph (kär'dē-ə-grāf')
n.

  1. An instrument used to record the mechanical movements of the heart.

  2. See electrocardiograph.


car'di·og'ra·phy (-ŏg'rə-fē) n.
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