Share this entry
sphygmograph Line breaks: sphyg¦mo|graph
Pronunciation: /ˈsfɪɡmə(ʊ)ɡrɑːf/

Definition of sphygmograph in English:


An instrument which produces a line recording the strength and rate of a person’s pulse.
Example sentences
  • 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.
Definition of sphygmograph in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources