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electrocardiogram

Pronunciation: e-lek'tro-kar'de-o-gram

Definition: Graphic record of the heart's integrated action currents obtained with the electrocardiograph displayed as voltage changes over time.

[electro- + G. kardia, heart, + gramma, a drawing]

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