Meaning of electrocardiograph

e•lec•tro•car•di•o•graph

Pronunciation: (i-lek"trō-kär'dē-u-graf", -gräf"), [key]
— n. Med.
  1. a galvanometric device that detects and records the minute differences in electric potential caused by heart action and occurring between different parts of the body: used in the diagnosis of heart disease. Also called
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