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mechanocardiography

Pronunciation: mek'a-no-kar'de-og'ra-fe

Definition: Use of graphic tracings reflecting the mechanical effects of the heartbeat, such as the carotid pulse tracing or apexcardiogram; phonocardiography is also usually considered a form of mechanocardiography.

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