ballistocardiograph

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a medical instrument that measures the mechanical force of cardiac contractions and the amount of blood passing through the heart during a specified period by measuring the recoil of the body as blood is pumped from the ventricles

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Ballistocardiography measures small vibrations of the eggshell; the resultant signal is increased and processed in a microcomputer.