codec(redirected from H.322)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
codecA device that uses hardware and/or software to translate analogue transmissions into digital transmissions and compressed data from 10- to 100-fold. Codecs were used to transmit information in telemedicine, but are now of historic interest.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
codecCoder/decoder Telemedicine A device that uses hardware and/or software to translate analog transmissions into digital transmissions and compresses data from 10- to 100-fold; codecs are used to transmit information in telemedicine. See Asynchronous transfer mode switching, T-1, Telemedicine.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.