Definition of phonocardiography in US English:

phonocardiography

noun

Medicine
  • The graphic recording of the heart sounds; examination of the heart using this technique; the performance or interpretation of phonocardiograms.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. From phono- + cardiography s.v. cardio-, after phonocardiogram, phonocardiograph.

Pronunciation

phonocardiography

/ˌfəʊnəʊkɑːdɪˈɒɡrəfi/