electrocardiogram electrocardiogram  /ɪ ˌlɛk troʊ ˈkɑr di ə ˌɡræm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a graphical recording of the cardiac cycle produced by an electrocardiograph

Synonym(s)

ecg, ekg

Usage(s):

  1. Her electrocardiogram comes back normal, and blood tests indicate no cardiac damage.
  2. Lukash quickly ran an electrocardiogram on Carter; the results showed no heart damage.
  3. An electrocardiogram is administered by a doctor, and after al-Qahtani is transferred to a hospital, a CT scan is performed.

News

  • New consumer health care application from Finland

    ( VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland ) A research scientist working at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a user-friendly smart phone application that allows consumers to take an electrocardiogram in the comfort of their own homes. The pocket-size device communicates with your mobile phone. Irregularities in the heartbeat can be seen with the application which helps to ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  1. "They found something on the electrocardiogram, something like an irregular heartbeat, so they want to keep me under observation for 24 hours," said Berlusconi, who overcame prostate cancer in the 1990s.
    on Nov 26, 2006 By: Silvio Berlusconi Source: Reuters.uk

  2. "He will be attached to an (electrocardiogram) machine to monitor his heartbeat and the machine will be connected to a screen outside the hall. If his heartbeat stays normal, he will win 500,000 rupees ($A12,000)," Varma said.
    on Feb 24, 2010 By: Ram Gopal Varma Source: Daily Telegraph

  3. Aguirre added: "The type of football we are playing right now is total madness. I guess the fans who come to the Calderon stadium probably need an electrocardiogram before, during and after the match because we are playing heart-attack soccer. The...
    on Nov 28, 2007 By: Javier Aguirre Source: This is Aberdeen

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