electrocardiograph [ih-lek-troh- kahr-dee- uh-graf, -grahf] EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN noun . Medicine/Medical a galvanometric device that detects and records the minute differences in electric potential caused by heart action and occurring between different parts of the body: used in the diagnosis of heart disease. Related forms e·lec·tro·car·di·o·graph·ic , [ih-lek-troh-kahr-dee- uh- graf-ik] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˌkɑr di əˈgræf ɪk/ adjective e·lec·tro·car·di·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb e·lec·tro·car·di·og·ra·phy , [ih-lek-troh-kahr-dee- og-r uh-fee] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˌkɑr diˈɒg rə fi/ noun
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Much that was hoped for from the
electrocardiograph in the clinic has not been forthcoming.
electrocardiograph was not needed to diagnose the nature of the trouble.
Then Jack took an
electrocardiograph tracing and shook his head. British Dictionary definitions for electrocardiograph noun an instrument for recording the electrical activity of the heart Abbreviation: ECG Derived Forms electrocardiographic, adjective electrocardiographically, adverb electrocardiography ( ɪˌlɛktrəʊˌkɑːdɪˈɒɡrəfɪ), noun
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electrocardiograph in Medicine electrocardiograph [ĭ-lĕk′trō-kär ′dē-ə-grăf′] n. An instrument used in the detection and diagnosis of heart abnormalities that measures electrical potentials on the body surface and generates a record of the electrical currents associated with heart muscle activity. cardiograph Related forms e•lec′tro•car′di•og ( ′ra•phy -kär′dē-ŏg) ′rə-fē n.
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electrocardiograph in Culture electrocardiograph [(i-lek-troh- kahr-dee-uh-graf)]
An instrument that records electrical activity in the
heart. The electrocardiograph produces an electrocardiogram.
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