Use of the cardiograph. SEE ALSO: electrocardiography.

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car·di·og·ra·phy (kahr″de-ogґrə-fe) [cardio-(1) + -graphy] the technique of graphically recording some physical or functional aspects of the heart. See also apexcardiography, cardiokymography, echocardiography, electrocardiography, kinetocardiography, phonocardiography, telecardiography, vectorcardiography, etc. cardiographic adj

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