Definition of electrocardiogram in English:

electrocardiogram

Line breaks: elec¦tro|car¦dio|gram
Pronunciation: /ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈkɑːdɪəgram
 
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(abbreviation: ECG)

noun

Medicine
  • A record or display of a person’s heartbeat produced by electrocardiography.
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    • The field of cardiology was largely limited to the stethoscope, the electrocardiogram, and the autopsy suite.
    • Your child's cardiologist may use tools like X-rays, electrocardiograms, or echocardiograms to monitor the defect and the effects of treatment.
    • Chest radiographs, pulmonary function tests, electrocardiograms, and echocardiograms were interpreted without knowledge of other data.

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