Definition of Ballistocardiogram

1. Noun. A graphical recording made by a ballistocardiograph.




Medical Definition of Ballistocardiogram

1. A record of the body's recoil caused by cardiac contraction, the ejection of blood into the aorta, and ventricular filling forces; has been used as a basis for calculating the cardiac output in man, but its lack of accuracy and reproducibility has caused it to be discarded. Origin: G. Ballo, to throw, + kardia, heart, + gramma, something written (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ballistocardiogram

ballistic capsule
ballistic fingerprinting
ballistic galvanometer
ballistic identification
ballistic knife
ballistic missile
ballistic missiles
ballistic pendulum
ballistic trajectory
ballistic vest
ballistic vests
ballistical
ballistically
ballistics
ballistite
ballistocardiogram (current term)
ballistocardiograph
ballistocardiography
ballistophobia
ballistæ
ballium
balliums
balljoint
ballmaker
ballmakers
ballon
ballonet
ballonets

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