Meaning of ballistocardiograph

bal•lis•to•car•di•o•graph

Pronunciation: (bu-lis"tō-kär'dē-u-graf", -gräf"), [key]
— n. Med.
  1. a device that determines cardiac output by recording the movements of the body caused by contraction of the heart and ejection of blood into the aorta.
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