cardiograph

[kahr-dee-uh-graf, -grahf]

Origin:
1865–70; cardio- + -graph

cardiographic [kahr-dee-uh-graf-ik] , adjective
cardiography [kahr-dee-og-ruh-fee] , noun
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cardiograph (ˈkɑːdɪəʊˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf)
 
n
1.  an instrument for recording the mechanical force and form of heart movements
2.  short for electrocardiograph
 
cardiographer
 
n
 
cardiographic
 
adj
 
cardio'graphical
 
adj
 
cardio'graphically
 
adv
 
cardi'ography
 
n

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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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Similarly they report no increased heart rate, as characteristic of infants, or other changes in electro-cardiograph tracings.
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