Sphygmogram
Sphygmogram Sphyg"mo*gram, n. [Gr. ???? pulse + -gram.] (Physiol.) A tracing, called a pulse tracing, consisting of a series of curves corresponding with the beats of the heart, obtained by the application of the sphygmograph. [1913 Webster]

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  • sphygmogram — [sfig′mə gram΄] n. [ SPHYGMO + GRAM] the record or tracing made by a sphygmograph …   English World dictionary

  • sphygmogram — /sfig meuh gram /, n. a tracing or diagram produced by a sphygmograph. [1885 90; SPHYGMO + GRAM1] * * * …   Universalium

  • sphygmogram — noun The recording made by a sphygmograph …   Wiktionary

  • sphygmogram — The graphic curve made by a sphygmograph. SYN: pulse curve. [sphygmo + G. gramma, something written] * * * sphyg·mo·gram sfig mə .gram n a tracing made by a sphygmograph and consisting of a series of curves that correspond to the beats of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • sphygmogram — n. diagram of the pulse as recorded by a sphygmograph …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sphygmogram — sphyg·mo·gram …   English syllables

  • sphygmogram — /ˈsfɪgməgræm/ (say sfigmuhgram) noun a tracing or diagram produced by a sphygmograph …   Australian English dictionary

  • sphygmogram — n. a record produced by a sphygmograph. * * * ˈsfigməˌgram noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary sphygmo + gram : a tracing made by a sphygmograph and consisting of a series of curves that correspond to the beats of the heart * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pulse curve — sphygmogram …   Medical dictionary

  • postdicrotic — Following the dicrotic wave in a sphygmogram; denoting an additional variation in the descending line of the pulse tracing. * * * post·di·crot·ic (pōst″di krotґik) occurring after the dicrotic notch and wave of the sphygmogram …   Medical dictionary

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