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Pronunciation: sfig'mo-kron'o-graf

Definition: A modified sphygmograph that represents graphically the time relationships between the beat of the heart and the pulse; one recording the character of the pulse as well as its rapidity.

[sphygmo- + G. chronos, time, + grapho, to write]

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