instrument for recording pulse

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  • Sphygmograph — Sphyg mo*graph, n. [Gr. ??? the pulse + graph.] (Physiol.) An instrument which, when applied over an artery, indicates graphically the movements or character of the pulse. See {Sphygmogram}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sphygmograph — und Sphygmomanometer (griech., »Pulsschreiber«), s. Tafel »Blut und Blutbewegung II«, S. III u. IV …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • sphygmograph — [sfig′mōgraf΄, sfig′mōgräf΄] n. [ SPHYGMO + GRAPH] an instrument for recording the rate, force, and variations of the pulse sphygmographic adj. sphygmography [sfig′mä′grə fē] n …   English World dictionary

  • Sphygmograph — Der Sphygmograph bzw. graf (altgr. Pulsschreiber ) ist ein Gerät zur dauerhaften Aufzeichnung von Pulsfrequenzen als Kurven; mit ihm konnte der Blutdruck erstmals unblutig gemessen werden. Sphygmograph von Marey Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sphygmograph — The sphygmograph was a mechanical device used to measure blood pressure in the mid 19th century. It was developed in 1854 by German physiologist Karl von Vierordt (1818 1884}. It is considered the first external, non intrusive device used to… …   Wikipedia

  • Sphygmograph — sfigmografas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Įtaisas arteriniam pulsui užrašyti. atitikmenys: angl. sphygmograph vok. Sphygmograph, m rus. сфигмограф, m pranc. sphygmographe, m …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • sphygmograph — noun Etymology: Greek sphygmos pulse + International Scientific Vocabulary graph Date: circa 1859 an instrument that records graphically the movements or character of the pulse …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sphygmograph — sphygmographic /sfig meuh graf ik/, adj. sphygmography /sfig mog reuh fee/, n. /sfig meuh graf , grahf /, n. an instrument for recording the rapidity, strength, and uniformity of the arterial pulse. [1855 60; SPHYGMO + GRAPH] * * * …   Universalium

  • sphygmograph — noun /ˈsfɪɡmɵɡrɑːf,ˈsfɪɡmɵɡræf/ a mechanical device used to measure blood pressure and pulse …   Wiktionary

  • sphygmograph — An instrument consisting of a lever, the short end of which rests on the radial artery at the wrist, its long end being provided with a stylet which records on a moving ribbon of smoked paper the excursions of the pulse. [sphygmo + G. grapho, to… …   Medical dictionary

  • Sphygmograph — Sphyg|mo|graph 〈m. 16〉 = Sphygmograf * * * Sphyg|mo|graph, der; en, en [↑ graph] (Med.): Gerät zur Aufzeichnung des Pulses (1 a) …   Universal-Lexikon

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