Holter monitor

Holter monitor

[hohl-ter]
noun
a portable electrocardiograph worn by a patient over an extended period of time to assess the effects on heart function of activities of daily living.

Origin:
after Norman J. Holter (born 1914), U.S. physicist, its developer

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