cardiotocography

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cardiotocography

 [kahr″de-o-to-kog´rah-fe]
the monitoring of the fetal heart rate and uterine contractions, as during delivery.

cardiotocography

(kar'dē-ō-tō-kog'ră-fē),
Fetal heart monitoring during labor.
[cardio- + G. tokos, childbirth, + -graphy]

cardiotocography

/car·dio·to·cog·ra·phy/ (-tah-kog´rah-fe) the monitoring of the fetal heart rate and uterine contractions, as during delivery.

car·di·o·to·cog·ra·phy

(CTG) (kahr'de-ō-tŏ-kog'ră-fē)
Method of monitoring and recording fetal heart rate and uterine contractions during pregnancy and labor, allowing for assessment of fetal response and well-being.
[cardio- + G. tokos, childbirth, + -graphy]

cardiotocography

A method of producing a composite recording of the fetal heart rate and the activity of the womb during late pregnancy and labour, by means of a microphone applied to the mother's abdominal wall or by picking up the fetal ELECTROCARDIOGRAPH.
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