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The graphic recording of the heart sounds; examination of the heart using this technique; the performance or interpretation of phonocardiograms.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. From phono- + cardiography s.v. cardio-, after phonocardiogram, phonocardiograph.
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