Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An instrument by the aid of which each pulse-beat makes a sound. It is a combination of a kind of sphygmograph with a microphone.

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

  • noun (Physiol.) An electrical instrument for determining by the ear the rhythm of the pulse of a person at a distance.

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  • noun physiology An electrical instrument for determining by ear the rhythm of the pulse of a person at a distance.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek, from words meaning "pulse" and "sound".

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