TITLE

sphygmograph

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2042
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
The article presents a definition for the term "sphygmograph," which refers to an instrument that is used to record changes in blood pressure, respiration, and pulse rate.
ACCESSION #
21246250

 

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