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a combining form representing sphygmus, in compound words:
combining form
indicating the pulse: sphygmomanometer

sphygmo- or sphygm-
Pulse: sphygmograph.


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  • Sphygmochronograph

    sphygmochronograph sphyg·mo·chron·o·graph (sfĭg’mō-krŏn’ə-grāf’, -krō’nə-) n. A modified sphygmograph that graphically represents the time relations between the beat of the heart and the pulse.

  • Sphygmogram

    noun 1. a tracing or diagram produced by a sphygmograph. sphygmogram sphyg·mo·gram (sfĭg’mə-grām’) n. The record or tracing produced by a sphygmograph.

  • Sphygmograph

    [sfig-muh-graf, -grahf] /ˈsfɪg məˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/ noun 1. an instrument for recording the rapidity, strength, and uniformity of the arterial pulse. sphygmograph /ˈsfɪɡməʊˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf/ noun 1. (med) an instrument for making a recording (sphygmogram) of variations in blood pressure and pulse sphygmograph sphyg·mo·graph (sfĭg’mə-grāf’) n. An instrument for graphically recording the form, strength, and variations of […]

  • Sphygmoid

    adjective, Physiology, Medicine/Medical. 1. resembling the pulse; pulselike. adjective 1. (physiol) resembling the pulse sphygmoid sphyg·moid (sfĭg’moid’) adj. Resembling a pulse.

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