magnetocardiograph


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magnetocardiograph

[mag¦nēd·ō′kär·dē·ə‚graf]
(medicine)
An instrument that records the intensity of the magnetic field of the heart as produced by currents sent through the body by measuring the voltages associated with each heart beat. Abbreviated MCG.
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The discovery was made using a machine called a magnetocardiograph, which uses a strong magnetic field to record heartbeats.
They used a special machine, called a magnetocardiograph, to study the heartbeats of the women and their babies.
both of Tokyo, has created the Magnetocardiograph, MC-6400 to alleviate this problem.