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Pronunciation: ki-ne'to-kar'de-o-graf, ki-net-o-

Definition: A device for recording precordial impulses due to cardiac movement; the absolute displacement of a point on the chest wall is recorded relative to a fixed reference point above the recumbent patient.

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