Definition of sphygmograph in English:


Syllabification: sphyg·mo·graph
Pronunciation: /ˈsfigməˌgraf


  • An instrument that produces a line recording the strength and rate of a person’s pulse.
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    • The pulse tracings by the sphygmograph are equally significant.
    • The sphygmograph was a first step in standardizing the recording and evaluation of pulses using technology.
    • Included in the collection are a small number of sphygmographs, the first device to take a reading and transcribe it onto a chart.

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