An instrument for recording the capillary blood pressure as shown by the circulation under the nail. [onycho- + G. grapho, to write]

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on·y·cho·graph (o-nikґo-graf″) [onycho- + -graph] an instrument for observing and recording the nail pulse and capillary circulation.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Onychograph — Ony|cho|gra̱ph [↑...graph] m; en, en: Instrument zur Messung u. Aufzeichnung des Pulses der kleinen Blutgefäße unter den Nägeln …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • onychogram — on·y·cho·gram (o nikґo gram) a tracing made by the onychograph …   Medical dictionary

  • nail pulse — the pulsation of blood under the nails; sometimes demonstrated by the onychograph …   Medical dictionary

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