sphygmogram


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sphygmogram

 [sfig´mo-gram]
the record or tracing made by a sphygmograph; called also pulse curve.
Radial sphygmogram from a healthy person. p, The percussion wave; t, tidal or predicrotic wave; n, dicrotic or aortic notch; d, dicrotic wave; E, the sphygmic period during which the semilunar valves are open.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

sphyg·mo·gram

(sfig'mō-gram),
The graphic curve made by a sphygmograph.
Synonym(s): pulse curve
[sphygmo- + G. gramma, something written]
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sphygmogram

(sfĭg′mə-grăm′)
n.
The record or tracing produced by a sphygmograph.
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sphyg·mo·gram

(sfig'mō-gram)
Graphic curve made by a sphygmograph.
[sphygmo- + G. gramma, something written]
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Furthermore, due process is not measured by the yardstick of personal reaction or the sphygmogram of the most sensitive person, but by that whole community sense of "decency and fairness" that has been woven by common experience into the fabric of acceptable conduct.
The pulse wave (sphygmogram) was set with width of 100 [micro]s and an appropriate amperage of 1~2 mA at a level where the patient was aware of sensation and the muscles were observed to pulsate slightly.