alpha wave

noun

Definition of alpha wave

: an electrical rhythm of the brain with a frequency of approximately 8 to 13 cycles per second that is often associated with a state of wakeful relaxation called also alpha, alpha rhythm

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1936

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alpha wave

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medical Definition of alpha wave

: an electrical rhythm of the brain with a frequency of 8 to 13 cycles per second that is often associated with a state of wakeful relaxation called also alpha

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