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magnetocardiography

Pronunciation: mag'ne-to-kar'de-og'ra-fe

Definition: Measurement of the magnetic field of the heart, produced by the same ionic currents that generate the electrocardiogram, and showing characteristic P, QRS, T, and U waves.

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