Definition of kymograph in English:
An instrument for recording variations in pressure, e.g., in sound waves or in blood within blood vessels, by the trace of a stylus on a rotating cylinder.
- To quantify the cortical flow we measured the mean velocity of the myosin foci using kymographs.
- Experimental psychologists adopted the kymograph as an instrument for recording various time-related events: response times, stimulus presentations, muscle exertion and tuning fork vibrations.
- It's been well over a decade since I set foot in the Duke Bioscience building; I wonder if those kymographs are still sitting there on the upper shelves!
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