beta wave

noun

Definition of beta wave

: an electrical rhythm of the brain with a frequency of 13 to 30 cycles per second that is associated with normal conscious waking experience

called also beta, beta rhythm

First Known Use of beta wave

1935, in the meaning defined above

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“Beta wave.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beta%20wave. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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beta wave

noun

Medical Definition of beta wave

: an electrical rhythm of the brain with a frequency of 13 to 30 cycles per second that is associated with normal conscious waking experience

called also beta

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