Definition of electrocardiograph in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˌlektrōˈkärdēəɡraf/
(abbreviation ECG or EKG)


A machine used for electrocardiography.
Example sentences
  • Your heartbeat is monitored throughout the procedure using an electrocardiograph machine.
  • One brother, now a retired consultant physician, told me that when he started medical school electrocardiographs of this size were still in use.
  • The electrocardiograph was among the earliest useful medical electronic instruments, having been coupled to an amplifier about 75 years ago.

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Syllabification: e·lec·tro·car·di·o·graph

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