Use of graphic tracings reflecting the mechanical effects of the heartbeat, such as the carotid pulse tracing or apexcardiogram; phonocardiography is also usually considered a form of mechanocardiography.
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mechanocardiographyThe recording of pulsatile waveforms created by heart contractions, as seen in apexcardiography and carotid pulse recordings. It is not part of the working medical parlance.
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