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Historical Examples

But when they get a look at that cardiogram on the screen they’ll just throw up their hands.
Star Surgeon Alan Nourse

Yet Dal had known when he saw the second cardiogram that the attempt would have to be made.
Star Surgeon Alan Nourse

short for electrocardiogram

1876, from cardio- + -gram.

cardiogram car·di·o·gram (kär’dē-ə-grām’)

The curve traced by a cardiograph, used in the diagnosis of heart disorders.

See electrocardiogram.


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