sphygmographic

sphygmograph

[sfig-muh-graf, -grahf]
noun
an instrument for recording the rapidity, strength, and uniformity of the arterial pulse.

Origin:
1855–60; sphygmo- + -graph

sphygmographic [sfig-muh-graf-ik] , adjective
sphygmography [sfig-mog-ruh-fee] , noun
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sphygmograph (ˈsfɪɡməʊˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf)
 
n
med an instrument for making a recording (sphygmogram) of variations in blood pressure and pulse
 
sphygmographic
 
adj
 
sphygmography
 
n

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sphygmograph sphyg·mo·graph (sfĭg'mə-grāf')
n.
An instrument for graphically recording the form, strength, and variations of the arterial pulse.


sphyg'mo·graph'ic adj.
sphyg·mog'ra·phy (-mŏg'rə-fē) n.
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