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electroencephalograph

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noun elec·tro·en·ceph·a·lo·graph \-ˌgraf\

Definition of electroencephalograph

  1. :  an apparatus for detecting and recording brain waves

electroencephalographer play \-ˌse-fə-ˈlä-grə-fər\ noun
electroencephalographic play \-ˌse-f(ə-)lə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective
electroencephalographically play \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
electroencephalography play \-ˈlä-grə-fē\ noun


Origin of electroencephalograph

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1936


Medical Dictionary

electroencephalograph

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noun elec·tro·en·ceph·a·lo·graph \-ˌgraf\

Medical Definition of electroencephalograph

  1. :  an apparatus for detecting and recording brain waves—called also encephalograph

electroencephalographic \-ˌsef-ə-lə-ˈgraf-ik\play adjective
electroencephalographically \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb
electroencephalography \-ˈläg-rə-fē\play noun plural electroencephalographies



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