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delta wave

noun

Medical Definition of DELTA WAVE

:  a high amplitude electrical rhythm of the brain with a frequency of less than 6 hertz that occurs especially in deep sleep, in infancy, and in many diseased conditions of the brain—called also delta, delta rhythm
July 06, 2015
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