Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An instrument for recording muscular contractions.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An instrument for determining and recording the intensity, velocity, etc., of a muscular contraction.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An instrument for determining and recording the different phases, as the intensity, velocity, etc., of a muscular contraction.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An instrument for taking tracings of muscular contractions and relaxations.

Etymologies

myo- + -graph (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This "twitch-reflex", recorded isometrically by the myograph, exhibits a tension proportional to the number of motor units engaged, in other words to the size of the single centrifugal impulse volley.

    Sir Charles Sherrington - Nobel Lecture

  • The threaded vessel segment was then placed between the mounting support jaws of a four-chamber small-vessel wire myograph (Multi Wire Myograph System 610M, DMT, Denmark).

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  • The software can display up to 128 channels of data simultaneously at sampling rates as high as 100,000 samples/second. iWorx cardiovascular research solutions include complete tissue baths systems, blood flow systems, and myograph systems.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Artery rings were mounted in a wire myograph, bathed in Krebs solution (gassed with 95% air/5% CO2, pH 7.4), and normalized to a resting pretension corresponding to an intraluminal pressure of 40 mm Hg (125d GA) or 50 mm Hg (140d GA).

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