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phonocardiograph

[foh-nuh-kahr-dee-uh-graf, -grahf] /ˌfoʊ nəˈkɑr di əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
an instrument for graphically recording the sound of the heartbeat.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; phono- + cardiograph
Related forms
phonocardiography
[foh-nuh-kahr-dee-og-ruh-fee] /ˌfoʊ nəˌkɑr diˈɒg rə fi/ (Show IPA),
noun
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  • Additional sensors are worn depending on the detail of phonocardiograph diagnosis data desired.
phonocardiograph in Medicine

phonocardiograph pho·no·car·di·o·graph (fō'nə-kär'dē-ə-grāf')
n.
A device consisting of microphones and recording equipment used to monitor and record heart sounds and murmurs.


pho'no·car'di·og'ra·phy (-ŏg'rə-fē) n.
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