Electrocardiograph



[ih-lek-troh-kahr-dee-uh-graf, -grahf] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˈkɑr di əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/

noun, Medicine/Medical.
1.
a galvanometric device that detects and records the minute differences in electric potential caused by heart action and occurring between different parts of the body: used in the diagnosis of heart disease.
/ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈkɑːdɪəʊˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf/
noun
1.
an instrument for recording the electrical activity of the heart ECG

electrocardiograph e·lec·tro·car·di·o·graph (ĭ-lěk’trō-kär’dē-ə-grāf’)
n.
Abbr. ECG, EKG
An instrument used in the detection and diagnosis of heart abnormalities that measures electrical potentials on the body surface and generates a record of the electrical currents associated with heart muscle activity. Also called cardiograph.
e·lec’tro·car’di·og’ra·phy (-kär’dē-ŏg’rə-fē) n.
electrocardiograph [(i-lek-troh-kahr-dee-uh-graf)]

An instrument that records electrical activity in the heart. The electrocardiograph produces an electrocardiogram.

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