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Graphic recording of the movements of the chest wall produced by the apex beat of the heart.
apexcardiogram/apex·car·dio·gram/ (a″peks-kahr´de-o-gram) the record produced by apexcardiography.
a graphic representation of the pulsations of the chest over the heart in the region of the cordis apex. The purpose is to provide additional information regarding the diagnosis of ventricular abnormalities.
apexcardiogram(ā″peks″kar′dē-ŏ-gram″) [ apex + cardiogram]
A graphic record of chest wall movements produced by the apex beat.