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cardiograph

[ kahr-dee-uh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˈkɑr di əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /
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noun
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Origin of cardiograph

First recorded in 1865–70; cardio- + -graph

OTHER WORDS FROM cardiograph

car·di·o·graph·ic [kahr-dee-uh-graf-ik], /ˌkɑr di əˈgræf ɪk/, adjectivecar·di·og·ra·phy [kahr-dee-og-ruh-fee], /ˌkɑr diˈɒg rə fi/, noun
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How to use cardiograph in a sentence

  • The medico who ran the electro-cardiograph refused to make sense, after the fifth trials, out of the wiggly marks on his graphs.

    Cue for Quiet|Thomas L. Sherred
  • The action of the heart may be very accurately observed by means of the electric cardiograph.

  • The great botanist predicted that use of his cardiograph will lead to vivisection on plants instead of animals.

    Autobiography of a YOGI|Paramhansa Yogananda
  • The cardiograph is constructed with an unerring accuracy by which a one-hundredth part of a second is indicated on a graph.

    Autobiography of a YOGI|Paramhansa Yogananda

British Dictionary definitions for cardiograph

cardiograph
/ (ˈkɑːdɪəʊˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf) /

noun
an instrument for recording the mechanical force and form of heart movements

Derived forms of cardiograph

cardiographer (ˌkɑːdɪˈɒɡrəfə), nouncardiographic (ˌkɑːdɪəʊˈɡræfɪk) or cardiographical, adjectivecardiographically, adverbcardiography, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for cardiograph

cardiograph
[ kärdē-ə-grăf′ ]

n.
An instrument used to record the mechanical movements of the heart.
electrocardiograph

Other words from cardiograph

car′di•ogra•phy (-ŏgrə-fē) n.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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