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cardiogram

[kahr-dee-uh-gram]
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noun
  1. electrocardiogram.
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Origin of cardiogram

First recorded in 1875–80; cardio- + -gram1
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Examples from the Web for cardiogram

Historical Examples

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

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    Alan Nourse

  • But when they get a look at that cardiogram on the screen they'll just throw up their hands.

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    Alan Nourse


British Dictionary definitions for cardiogram

cardiogram

noun
  1. short for electrocardiogram
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Word Origin and History for cardiogram

n.

1876, from cardio- + -gram.

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cardiogram in Medicine

cardiogram

(kärdē-ə-grăm′)
n.
  1. The curve traced by a cardiograph, used in the diagnosis of heart disorders.
  2. electrocardiogram