- a tracing of the electric currents that initiate the heartbeat, used to diagnose possible heart disorders
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
- Medicinethe printed, graphic record that is produced by an electrocardiograph.Abbr.: EKG, ECG
Also called cardiogram.
- Medicinethe graphic record produced by an electrocardiograph. Abbr.: EKG, ECG Also called cardiogram.
- electro- + cardiogram 1900–05