myograph

[ mahy-uh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˈmaɪ əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /

noun

an instrument for recording the contractions and relaxations of muscles.

Nearby words

  1. myoglobin,
  2. myoglobinuria,
  3. myoglobulin,
  4. myoglobulinuria,
  5. myogram,
  6. myographic,
  7. myography,
  8. myoid,
  9. myoid cell,
  10. myokinesimeter

Origin of myograph

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

Related formsmy·o·graph·ic [mahy-uh-graf-ik] /ˌmaɪ əˈgræf ɪk/, adjectivemy·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverbmy·og·ra·phy [mahy-og-ruh-fee] /maɪˈɒg rə fi/, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for myograph

myograph

/ (ˈmaɪəˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf) /

noun

an instrument for recording tracings (myograms) of muscular contractions
Derived Formsmyographic, adjectivemyographically, adverbmyography (maɪˈɒɡrəfɪ), noun

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