- 1. Recording of the heart sounds with a phonocardiograph. 2. The science of interpreting phonocardiograms. [phono- + G. kardia, heart, + grapho, to record]
* * *pho·no·car·di·og·ra·phy -.kärd-ē-'äg-rə-fē n, pl -phies the recording of heart sounds by means of a phonocardiographpho·no·car·dio·graph·ic -.kärd-ē-ə-'graf-ik adj
* * *pho·no·car·di·og·ra·phy (fo″no-kahr″de-ogґrə-fe) [phono- + cardiography] the graphic representation of heart sounds, murmurs, or any acoustic phenomena emanating from the heart; in clinical use, the term usually includes recording of the pulse tracings (carotid, apex, and jugular venous) for completeness, and is often combined with other noninvasive methods such as echocardiography.
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phonocardiography — noun Date: 1916 the process of producing a phonocardiogram • phonocardiograph noun • phonocardiographic adjective … New Collegiate Dictionary
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phonocardiography — n. recording of heart sounds using a phonocardiograph (Medicine) … English contemporary dictionary
phonocardiography — pho·no·cardiography … English syllables
phonocardiography — “+ noun Etymology: phon + cardiography : the graphic recording of the sounds of the heart by phonocardiogram … Useful english dictionary
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phonocardiogram — A record of the heart sounds made by means of a phonocardiograph. * * * pho·no·car·dio·gram .fō nə kärd ē ə .gram n a graphic record of heart sounds made by means of a phonocardiograph * * * n. see electrocardiophonography • phonocardiography … Medical dictionary
phonocardiograph — noun see phonocardiography … New Collegiate Dictionary
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