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cardiotachometer

[ kahr-dee-oh-ta-kom-i-ter, -tuh- ]
/ ˌkɑr di oʊ tæˈkɒm ɪ tər, -tə- /

noun

an instrument for measuring the heart rate.

Nearby words

cardiorrhexis, cardioschisis, cardioselectivity, cardiospasm, cardiosphygmograph, cardiotachometer, cardiothoracic, cardiothoracic ratio, cardiotomy, cardiotonic, cardiovalvotomy

Origin of cardiotachometer

First recorded in 1925–30; cardio- + tachometer
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Medicine definitions for cardiotachometer

cardiotachometer

[ kär′dē-ō-tă-kŏmĭ-tər, -tə- ]

n.

An instrument for measuring the rapidity of the heartbeat.
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