kymograph

NOUN
  1. scientific instrument consisting of a rotating drum holding paper on which a stylus traces a continuous record (as of breathing or blood pressure)
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  • To quantify the cortical flow we measured the mean velocity of the myosin foci using kymographs.
  • The excursions of the tambour pointer as recorded on the smoked paper of the kymograph give a true picture of the respiration rate. Respiration Calorimeters for Studying the Respiratory Exchange and Energy Transformations of Man
  • Experimental psychologists adopted the kymograph as an instrument for recording various time-related events: response times, stimulus presentations, muscle exertion and tuning fork vibrations.
  • The chronoscope here measures the reaction times and association times in thousandths of a second; the kymograph, by the help of the sphygmograph, writes the record of the pulse and its changes in emotional states, while the pneumograph records the variations of breathing, and the plethysmograph shows the changes in the filling of blood vessels in the limbs which is immediately related to the blood supply of the brain. Psychotherapy
  • A most excellent preservation of the record of the minor muscular movements is obtained by dipping the smoked paper on the kymograph drum in a solution of resin and alcohol. Respiration Calorimeters for Studying the Respiratory Exchange and Energy Transformations of Man
  • I recorded their middle finger reflexes using a kymograph. NewsBlaze.com Current News - Top Stories
  • The micrometer measurements in this case could be made at least as rapidly as measurements of kymograph curves. Harvard Psychological Studies, Volume 1 Containing Sixteen Experimental Investigations from the Harvard Psychological Laboratory.
  • This machine, exclusive of the drum, has been constructed at less than one third the cost of a spring-driven kymograph, and the drum of the latter may readily be used for either, since but a few minutes are required to make the shift.
  • It's been well over a decade since I set foot in the Duke Bioscience building; I wonder if those kymographs are still sitting there on the upper shelves!
  • The first of these consisted of a shallow Marey tambour, placed horizontally upon a table with its rubber film upwards, and connected by means of rubber-tubing with a pneumographic pen in contact with the revolving drum of a kymograph. Harvard Psychological Studies, Volume 1 Containing Sixteen Experimental Investigations from the Harvard Psychological Laboratory.
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