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electrocardiogram vs. electrocardiograph

[ ih-lek-troh-kahr-dee-uh-gram ]
  1. the graphic record produced by an electrocardiograph. Abbreviation: EKG, ECG
[ ih-lek-troh-kahr-dee-uh-graf, -grahf ]
  1. 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.

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