Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The curve traced by a cardiograph, used in the diagnosis of heart disorders.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In physiology, a tracing taken with the cardiograph from the beating of the heart.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Physiol.) Any instrumental record made of heart activity, especially the curve or tracing made by a cardiograph. Sometimes used synonymously with electrocardiogram.

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  • noun cardiology The visual output an electrocardiograph produces

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

  • noun a graphical recording of the cardiac cycle produced by an electrocardiograph

Etymologies

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cardio- + -gram

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  • What my long-deceased uncle from eastern Kentucky called a "heart-o-gram".

    November 29, 2010