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Noun: cardiograph  'kaa(r)-du,grãf
  1. Medical instrument that records electric currents associated with contractions of the heart
    - electrocardiograph
  2. A medical instrument that measures the mechanical force of cardiac contractions and the amount of blood passing through the heart during a specified period by measuring the recoil of the body as blood is pumped from the ventricles
    - ballistocardiograph

Derived forms: cardiographs

Type of: medical instrument

Part of: cardiac monitor, heart monitor