a telemetry technique of recording of alterations in the electric potential of the heart, with impulses beamed by radio waves from the subject to the recording device by means of a small transmitter attached to the patient.
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radioelectrocardiography(rā″dē-ō-ē-lĕk″ trō-kăr″dē-ŏg′ră-fē) [L. radius, ray, + Gr. elektron, amber, + kardia, heart, + graphein, to write]
An infrequently used term for telemetry.
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