Cardiometry Car`di*om"e*try, n. [Gr. kardi`a heart + -metry.] (Med.) Measurement of the heart, as by percussion or auscultation. [1913 Webster]

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  • cardiometry — Measurement of the dimensions of the heart or the force of its action. [cardio + G. metron, measure] * * * car·di·om·e·try (kahr″de omґə try) [cardio (1) + metry] the estimation of the size of the heart or the force of its action …   Medical dictionary

  • cardiometry — n. measuring of the size of the heart or the strength of its action …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cardiometry — car·di·om·e·try …   English syllables

  • cardiometry — noun see cardiometer …   Useful english dictionary

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  • cardiometric — adj. of or pertaining to cardiometry (measuring of the size of the heart or the strength of its action) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cardiology —   n. study of heart and its diseases.    ♦ cardiograph, n. instrument recording heart s movements.    ♦ cardiography, n. description of heart.    ♦ cardioid, a. heart shaped.    ♦ cardiometry, n. measurement of heart.    ♦ cardiopathy, n. heart… …   Dictionary of difficult words

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