electroencephalogram

noun elec·tro·en·ceph·a·lo·gram \ i-ˌlek-trō-in-ˈse-f(ə-)lə-ˌgram \
|Updated on: 12 Jul 2018

Definition of electroencephalogram

: the tracing of brain waves made by an electroencephalograph

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electroencephalogram

noun elec·tro·en·ceph·a·lo·gram \ -in-ˈsef-ə-lə-ˌgram \

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: the tracing of brain waves made by an electroencephalograph

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