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brain wave

noun

Simple Definition of brain wave

  • : a pattern or cycle of electrical activity in the brain

Full Definition of brain wave

  1. 1 :  brainstorm 2a

  2. 2 a :  rhythmic fluctuations of voltage between parts of the brain resulting in the flow of an electric current b :  a current produced by brain waves

1890

First Known Use of brain wave

1890


Medical Dictionary

brain wave

noun

Medical Definition of brain wave

  1. 1:  rhythmic fluctuations of voltage between parts of the brain resulting in the flow of an electric current

  2. 2:  a current produced by brain waves—compare alpha wave, beta wave




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