cardiograph :

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  • n  medical instrument that records electric currents associated with contractions of the heart
  • 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

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

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