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electrocardiograph

Definitions

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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. medical instrument that records electric currents associated with contractions of the heart

Etymologies

electro- +‎ cardiograph (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The HRS-I system monitors people's health by capturing data - such as electrocardiograph signals and body surface temperature - and then wirelessly transmitting that data to a mobile phone or a PC where a health professional or family member can access it remotely.

    BBC News - Home

  • Antonio Toumbas, who lives with and takes care of their 80-year-old, ailing mother, is going to school to become certified as an electrocardiograph technician, Paul Toumbas said.

    Charges Follow a Boat Mishap

  • Next, they built a body-heat powered electrocardiograph device (EKG) that monitored heart activity.

    Turning Body Heat Into Electricity

  • I hooked myself up with a series of electrocardiograph leads designed to monitor the heart rate and rhythm of cardiac patients during exercise.

    Runners

  • Back then, the gauges were hooked up to an oscillograph, a machine that recorded data in squiggly lines on a moving roll of graph paper, something like an electrocardiograph did before the digital age.

    The Dream Machine

  • When Parkland's chief neurosurgeon, Dr. Kemp Clark, arrived, an electrocardiograph machine was hooked up to keep track of the heartbeat.

    The Day Kennedy Died

  • Land area: 15,000 square meters Gunpowder (90 kg), fuse (1,300 m), seismograph with nine sensors, electroencephalograph, and electrocardiograph Hiro Ihara, courtesy Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation Cry Dragon/Cry Wolf: The Ark of Genghis Khan

    'Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe'

  • It is a 12 hour electrocardiograph recorded on a 12 hour tape.

    Reagan, Unscripted

  • The bad news is that actually researchers found that a portable CD player can cause an abnormal reading or electrocardiograph blip.

    CNN Transcript Mar 12, 2007

  • Though Wilson was young and had no history of heart trouble, many forms of heart disease could slip past a routine electrocardiograph.

    Call to Treason

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