diagnostic procedure consisting of recording the activity of the heart electronically with a cardiograph (and producing a cardiogram)

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\\ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷grəfē, -i\ noun (-es)
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary cardiograph + -y
: the use of the cardiograph : examination by cardiograph

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cardiogˈraphy noun
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Main Entry:cardio-

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