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theta rhythm

noun

Definition of theta rhythm

  1. :  a relatively high amplitude brain wave pattern between approximately four and nine hertz that is characteristic especially of the hippocampus —called also theta wave



1944

First Known Use of theta rhythm

1944


Medical Dictionary

theta rhythm

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noun the·ta rhythm \ˈthāt-ə-, British usually ˈthēt-ə-\

Medical Definition of theta rhythm

  1. :  a relatively high amplitude brain wave pattern between approximately 4 and 9 hertz that is characteristic especially of the hippocampus but occurs in many regions of the brain including the cortex—called also theta, theta wave




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