Definition of electrocardiograph in English:


Line breaks: elec¦tro|car¦dio|graph
Pronunciation: /ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈkɑːdɪəgrɑːf
(abbreviation: ECG)


  • A machine used for electrocardiography.
    More 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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