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Noun: ballistocardiograph  bu,lis-tow'kaa(r)-dee-u,grãf
  1. 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
    - cardiograph

Derived forms: ballistocardiographs

Type of: medical instrument

Part of: cardiac monitor, heart monitor

Encyclopedia: Ballistocardiograph