kymograph

/ˈkaɪməgræf/ (say 'kuymuhgraf), /-graf/ (say -grahf)

noun
1. an instrument by which variations of fluid pressure, as the waves of the pulse, can be measured and graphically recorded.
2. an instrument measuring the angular oscillations of an aeroplane in flight with respect to axes fixed in space.
Also, cymograph. {kymo- (combining form of Greek kyma wave) + -graph}
kymographic /kaɪməˈgræfɪk/ (say kuymuh'grafik), adjective

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Kymograph — Ky mo*graph, n. [Gr. ? wave + graph.] (Physiol.) 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}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kymograph — [kī′məgraf΄] n. [< Gr kyma, a wave (see CYME) + GRAPH] an apparatus consisting of a rotating drum for recording wavelike motions, variations, or modulations, such as muscular contractions kymographic adj. kymography [kī mäg′rə fē] n …   English World dictionary

  • Kymograph — Blutdruckversuch mit einem Kymographen (1891) Ein Kymograph („Wellenschreiber“) ist ein Gerät zur graphischen Aufzeichnung einer Position über die Zeit. Er besteht aus einer rotierenden Walze mit aufgespanntem (berußtem) Papier, auf dem ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kymograph — A kymograph (which means wave writer ) is a device that gives a graphical representation of spatial position over time in which a spatial axis represents time. It basically consists of a revolving drum wrapped with a sheet of paper on which a… …   Wikipedia

  • Kymograph — kimografas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Įtaisas fiziologiniams vyksmams, pvz., kvėpavimui, širdies plakimui, grafiškai registruoti. atitikmenys: angl. kymograph vok. Kymograph, m rus. кимограф, m pranc. kymographe,… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • Kymograph — kimografas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. kymograph vok. Kymograph, m rus. кимограф, m pranc. kymographe, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • kymograph — noun Etymology: Greek kyma wave + International Scientific Vocabulary graph more at cyme Date: 1872 a device which graphically records motion or pressure (as of blood) • kymographic adjective • kymography noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kymograph — kymographic /kuy meuh graf ik/, adj. /kuy meuh graf , grahf /, n. an instrument for measuring and graphically recording variations in fluid pressure, as those of the human pulse. Also, cymograph. [1865 70; KYMO + GRAPH] * * * …   Universalium

  • kymograph — noun 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 …   Wiktionary

  • kymograph — An obsolete instrument for recording wavelike motions or modulation, especially for recording variations in blood pressure; it consists of a drum usually revolved by clockwork and covered with smoked paper upon which the curve is inscribed by a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Kymograph — Ky|mo|graph 〈m. 16; Med.〉 = Kymograf * * * Ky|mo|graph, der; en, en [↑ graph] (Med.): Gerät zur mechanischen Aufzeichnung von [rhythmischen] Bewegungen von Organen …   Universal-Lexikon

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