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Pronunciation: kar′dē-ō-gram


  1. The graphic tracing made by the stylet of a cardiograph.
  2. Generally used for any recording derived from the heart, with such prefixes as apex-, echo-, electro-, phono-, or vector- being understood.

[cardio- + G. gramma, a diagram]

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