Definitions for kymographˈkaɪ məˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf
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ky•mo•graphˈkaɪ məˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf(n.)
an instrument for measuring and graphically recording variations in fluid pressure, as those of the human pulse.
Origin of kymograph:
scientific instrument consisting of a rotating drum holding paper on which a stylus traces a continuous record (as of breathing or blood pressure)
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.
an instrument for measuring, and recording graphically, the pressure of the blood in any of the blood vessels of a living animal; -- called also kymographion