Noninvasive graphic recording of cardiac pulsations from the region of the apex, usually of the left ventricle, and resembling the ventricular pressure curve.

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apex·car·di·og·ra·phy .ā-.pek-.skärd-ē-'äg-rə-fē n, pl -phies a procedure for measuring the beat in the apex region of the heart by recording movements in the nearby wall of the chest

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apex·car·di·og·ra·phy (a″peks-kahr″de-ogґrə-fe) a method of graphically recording the pulsations of the anterior chest wall over the apex of the heart.

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