EKG

EKG
noun
a graphical recording of the cardiac cycle produced by an electrocardiograph
Syn: ↑electrocardiogram, ↑cardiogram, ↑ECG
Hypernyms: ↑graph, ↑graphical record

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abbreviation
Usage: often not capitalized
electrocardiogram

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1. electrocardiogram.
2. electrocardiograph.
[ < G E(lectro)k(ardio)g(ramme)]

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EKG (no periods),
electrocardiogram.

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abbr.
electrocardiogram
electrocardiograph
electrocardiography

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/ˌiːˌkeıˈʤiː/ noun, pl EKGs [count]
medical
1 : a printed recording of the heart's electrical activity made by a special machine — called also ECG, electrocardiogram
2 : a machine that detects and records the electrical activity of the heart — called also ECG, electrocardiograph

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EKG [EKG] [ˌiː keɪ ˈdʒiː] [ˌiː keɪ ˈdʒiː] abbreviation (NAmE)
= ECG

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