Definition of Ballistocardiograph

1. Noun. A medical instrument that measures the mechanical force of cardiac contractions and the amount of blood passing through the heart during a specified period by measuring the recoil of the body as blood is pumped from the ventricles.

Exact synonyms: Cardiograph
Group relationships: Cardiac Monitor, Heart Monitor
Generic synonyms: Medical Instrument



Medical Definition of Ballistocardiograph

1. Instrument for taking a ballistocardiogram, consisting either of a moving table suspended from the ceiling, or of an apparatus that rests upon the patient's body, usually on the shins, together with a graphic recording system. (05 Mar 2000)

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