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Mackenzie polygraph

Pronunciation: ma-ken'ze

Definition: an instrument consisting of a system of tambours and a time-marker for recording simultaneously the jugular and arterial pulses and the apex beat; formerly used in the clinical investigation of cardiac arrhythmias.

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