How Do You Spell EKG?

The word "EKG" is commonly used to refer to an electrocardiogram, a medical test that measures the electrical activity of the heart. Its spelling is a result of the German language, where "elektrokardiogramm" is abbreviated as "EKG". Its pronunciation is /ˌiː keɪ ˈdʒiː/ (ee-kay-jee), with stress on the second syllable, and the letters "g" and "k" are pronounced separately. Despite some people spelling it as "ECG", the correct spelling of the word in American English is "EKG".

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