cardiograph cardiograph


  1. (n) medical instrument that records electric currents associated with contractions of the heart
  2. (n) a medical instrument that measures the mechanical force of cardiac contractions and the amount of blood passing through the heart during a specified period by measuring the recoil of the body as blood is pumped from the ventricles



  1. Without another word, she shoves the telephone mouthpiece into the receptacle of a Bell Dataphone attached to the cardiograph.
  2. Gasping with pain, Professor Blair insisted on having his heart action recorded on a cardiograph before he would take narcotics.
  3. Amidships, a cardiograph expert crouched over his instrument and worked desperately with the controls.
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