Kymograph definition

kīmə-grăf
An instrument for recording variations in pressure, as of the blood, or in tension, as of a muscle, by means of a pen or stylus that marks a rotating drum.
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An apparatus consisting of a rotating drum for recording wavelike motions, variations, or modulations, such as muscular contractions.
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An instrument for recording variations in pressure, as of the blood, or in tension, as of a muscle, by means of a pen or stylus that marks a rotating drum.
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A device that gives a graphical representation of a variation in a phenomenon such as blood pressure over time, using a pen on a rotating drum.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
kymograph
Plural:
kymographs

Origin of kymograph

  • Greek kūma something swollen cyma –graph

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition