Definition of cardiograph in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkärdēəˌɡraf/


An instrument for recording heart muscle activity, such as an electrocardiograph.
Example sentences
  • Wagner's company, which produces a range of high-technology devices, including cardiographs and patient monitors, expects computers to revolutionize the way medical device manufacturers support customer training efforts.
  • Hart said that most U.S. emergency departments use the four cardiographs that the Audicor CE runs with.
  • The silence was broken only by the constant beep of the cardiograph, the electrical noise humming out every few seconds to indicate a resting, biologically functional heart resting inside of her battered ribcage.



Pronunciation: /ˌkärdēˈäɡrəfər/
Example sentences
  • A significant number of health workers - including nurses, radiographers, cardiographers and labourers - tested positive when they were scanned last week for thyroid nodules.
  • They may be assisted by cardiographers, and work closely with other technical and nursing staff.
  • There is close collaboration with the angiographers, echo cardiographers, as well as the cardiac surgeons.


Pronunciation: /ˌkärdēˈäɡrəfē/
Example sentences
  • In a study of patients with advanced heart failure who underwent pulmonary artery catheterization, Drazner et al compared impedance cardiography with invasive hemodynamic measurements.
  • In 71% of patients, use of impedance cardiography eliminated the need for a pulmonary artery catheter.
  • Specifically, factors related to patients such as ventricular function and valve function were examined to determine if advanced heart failure and/or valve regurgitation affected the accuracy of impedance cardiography.
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