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Pronunciation: tel'e-lek'tro-kar'de-o-gram

Definition: An electrocardiogram recorded at a distance from the subject being tested; the electrocardiogram obtained through telemetry, or, as with a galvanometer in the laboratory, being connected by a wire with the patient in another room.

Synonym(s): telecardiogram

[G. tele, distant, + electrocardiogram]

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