e|lec|tro|car|di|o|graph


e|lec|tro|car|di|o|graph
e|lec|tro|car|di|o|graph «ih LEHK troh KAHR dee uh graf, -grahf», noun.
an instrument that detects and records electrical impulses produced by the action of the heart with each beat; cardiograph. It is used in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the heart. »

An electrocardiograph can be compared to instruments for testing the battery and spark plugs of an automobile (Science News Letter).


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • e|lec´tro|car´di|o|graph´i|cal|ly — e|lec|tro|car|di|o|graph|ic «ih LEHK troh KAHR dee uh GRAF ihk». adjective. having to do with an electrocardiograph or electrocardiography: »an electrocardiographic tracing. –e|lec´tro|car´di|o|graph´i|cal|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

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  • e|lec|tro|car|di|og|ra|phy — «ih LEHK troh KAHR dee OG ruh fee», noun. the science or technique of using an electrocardiograph …   Useful english dictionary

  • car´di|o|graph´i|cal|ly — car|di|o|graph|ic «KAHR dee uh GRAF ihk», adjective. = electrocardiographic. (Cf. ↑electrocardiographic) –car´di|o|graph´i|cal|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

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