from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- 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. Also called cardiograph.
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- n. a device used in the diagnosis and detection of heart abnormalities that measures electric potentials on the surface of the body and creates a record (electrocardiogram) of the electrical currents associated with heart muscle activity
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- n. medical instrument that records electric currents associated with contractions of the heart
electro- + cardiograph (Wiktionary)