sphygmograph


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sphygmograph

 [sfig´mo-graf]
an apparatus for registering the movements, form, and force of the arterial pulse. adj., adj sphygmograph´ic.

sphyg·mo·graph

(sfig'mō-graf),
An instrument consisting of a lever, the short end of that rests on the radial artery at the wrist, its long end being provided with a stylet that records on a moving ribbon of smoked paper the excursions of the pulse.
[sphygmo- + G. graphō, to write]

sphygmograph

/sphyg·mo·graph/ (-graf) apparatus for registering the movements, form, and force of the arterial pulse.sphygmograph´ic

sphygmograph

(sfĭg′mə-grăf′)
n.
An instrument for graphically recording the form, strength, and variations of the arterial pulse.

sphyg′mo·graph′ic adj.
sphyg·mog′ra·phy (-mŏg′rə-fē) n.

sphygmograph

[sfig′məgraf]
an instrument that records the force of the arterial pulse on a tracing, the sphygmogram. sphygmographic, adj.

sphyg·mo·graph

(sfig'mō-graf)
An instrument consisting of a lever, the short end of which rests on the radial artery at the wrist, its long end being provided with a stylet, which records on a moving ribbon of paper the excursions of the pulse.
[sphygmo- + G. graphō, to write]

sphygmograph

an apparatus for registering the movements of the arterial pulse.