Definition of Electrocardiography

1. Noun. Diagnostic procedure consisting of recording the activity of the heart electronically with a cardiograph (and producing a cardiogram).

Exact synonyms: Cardiography
Generic synonyms: Diagnostic Procedure, Diagnostic Technique



Definition of Electrocardiography

1. Noun. the science of the preparation and diagnostic interpretation of electrocardiograms ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Electrocardiography

1. The making of graphic records of the variations in electrical potential caused by electrical activity of the heart muscle and detected at the body surface, as a method for studying the action of the heart muscle. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Electrocardiography

electrobiology
electrobioscopy
electroblotted
electroblotting
electrocaloric
electrocapacitive
electrocapillarity
electrocapillary
electrocardiogram
electrocardiograms
electrocardiograph
electrocardiographic
electrocardiographic complex
electrocardiographic wave
electrocardiographs
electrocardiography (current term)
electrocardiophonogram
electrocardiophonography
electrocatalysis
electrocatalyst
electrocatalysts
electrocatalytic
electrocauteries
electrocauterization
electrocauterizations
electrocauterize
electrocauterized
electrocauterizes
electrocauterizing
electrocautery

Literary usage of Electrocardiography

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

1. Heart Affections: Their Recognition and Treatment by Samuel Calvin Smith (1922)
"(Answer A.} Investigations that Established electrocardiography. The record from a healthy dog's heart is quite like the record from a healthy human heart; ..."

2. Principles and Practice of Physical Diagnosis by jr John C Da Costa (1919)
"PHYSICAL DIAGNOSIS electrocardiography With the electrocardiograph it is possible to study graphically the electric currents generated by the contracting ..."

3. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"The exact diagnosis of irregularities of the heart is best obtained by electrocardiography. This subject has been taken up in the following chapter, ..."

4. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"Recommendations against routine electrocardiography have been issued by the Canadian ... The ACC and AHA recommend exercise electrocardiography testing of ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1919)
"... and we recognize electrocardiography as a valuable adjunct in the differential diagnosis of cardiac displacements. REFERENCES. 1. ..."

6. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1920)
"Diagnostic Value of electrocardiography of Hearts Beating Regularly, Med. Clinics of North America, January, 1920, iii, 1035. ..."

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