Definition of sphygmograph in English:


Line breaks: sphyg¦mo|graph
Pronunciation: /ˈsfɪgmə(ʊ)grɑːf


An instrument which 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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