Definition of sphygmograph in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsfiɡməˌɡraf/


An instrument that 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.

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Syllabification: sphyg·mo·graph

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