Definition of Electrocardiograph

1. Noun. Medical instrument that records electric currents associated with contractions of the heart.

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



Definition of Electrocardiograph

1. Noun. a device used in the diagnosis and detection of heart abnormalities that measures electric potentials on the surface of the body and creates a record (electrocardiogram) of the electrical currents associated with heart muscle activity ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Electrocardiograph

1. An instrument for recording the potential of the electrical currents that traverse the heart and initiate its contraction. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Electrocardiograph

electrobasography
electrobiological
electrobiologically
electrobiologist
electrobiologists
electrobiology
electrobioscopy
electroblotted
electroblotting
electrocaloric
electrocapacitive
electrocapillarity
electrocapillary
electrocardiogram
electrocardiograms
electrocardiograph (current term)
electrocardiographic
electrocardiographic complex
electrocardiographic wave
electrocardiographs
electrocardiography
electrocardiophonogram
electrocardiophonography
electrocatalysis
electrocatalyst
electrocatalysts
electrocatalytic
electrocauteries
electrocauterization
electrocauterizations

Literary usage of Electrocardiograph

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Heart Rhythms by Paul Dudley Lamson (1921)
"THE electrocardiograph The instruments of which we have thus far spoken ... In the electrocardiograph we have an instrument of an entirely different ..."

2. The Edison Monthly by New York Edison Company (1915)
"The electrocardiograph THE human body is a dynamo which actually generates distinct electric currents. Each contraction of a muscle sets up a flow of ..."

3. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"(e) The electrocardiograph As has long been known, the excited part of a strip of muscle behaves ..."

4. A Handbook of medical diagnosis: For the Use of Practitioners and Students by James Cornelius Wilson (1911)
"THE electrocardiograph. GREAT as have been the advances made in the knowledge of the origin and course of the cardiac impulse and the derangements of the ..."

Other Resources:

Search for Electrocardiograph on Dictionary.com!Search for Electrocardiograph on Thesaurus.com!Search for Electrocardiograph on Google!Search for Electrocardiograph on Wikipedia!

Search