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[kahr-dee-uh-gram] /ˈkɑr di əˌgræm/
Origin of cardiogram
First recorded in 1875-80; cardio- + -gram1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • But when they get a look at that cardiogram on the screen they'll just throw up their hands.

    Star Surgeon Alan Nourse
  • Yet Dal had known when he saw the second cardiogram that the attempt would have to be made.

    Star Surgeon Alan Nourse
British Dictionary definitions for cardiogram


short for electrocardiogram
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Word Origin and History for cardiogram

1876, from cardio- + -gram.

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cardiogram in Medicine

cardiogram car·di·o·gram (kär'dē-ə-grām')

  1. The curve traced by a cardiograph, used in the diagnosis of heart disorders.

  2. See electrocardiogram.

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