Kymograph



[kahy-muh-graf, -grahf] /ˈkaɪ məˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/

noun
1.
an instrument for measuring and graphically recording variations in fluid pressure, as those of the human pulse.
/ˈkaɪməˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf/
noun
1.
(med) a rotatable drum for holding paper on which a tracking stylus continuously records variations in blood pressure, respiratory movements, etc
2.
(phonetics) this device as applied to the measurement of variations in the muscular action of the articulatory organs
3.
an instrument for recording the angular oscillations of an aircraft in flight

kymograph ky·mo·graph (kī’mə-grāf’)
n.
An instrument for recording variations in pressure, as of the blood, or in tension, as of a muscle, by means of a pen or stylus that marks a rotating drum.
ky’mo·graph’ic adj.
ky’mo·gram’ (-grām’) n.
ky·mog’ra·phy (-mŏg’rə-fē) n.

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