electrocardiograph

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a device that produces a visual record of the heart’s electrical activity via electrodes placed on the patient’s chest

Electronics

  • An instrument which detects and records variations in the electrical activity of the heart. An electrocardiogram is the graphical recording of this activity. Its abbreviation is ECG, or EKG. Also called cardiograph.
  • acronymECG
  • acronymEKG

Medical

  • noun an apparatus for measuring and recording the electrical impulses of the muscles of the heart as it beats

Sports

  • noun a graph showing the behaviour of the heart by recording its electrical voltage, produced by a device called an electrocardiograph.
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