Origin of cardiograph
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The cardiograph is constructed with an unerring accuracy by which a one-hundredth part of a second is indicated on a graph.
The great botanist predicted that use of his cardiograph will lead to vivisection on plants instead of animals.
- an instrument for recording the mechanical force and form of heart movements
- short for electrocardiograph
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Word Origin and History for cardiograph
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- An instrument used to record the mechanical movements of the heart.
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