electroencephalograph

play
noun elec·tro·en·ceph·a·lo·graph \i-ˌlek-trō-in-ˈse-f(ə-)lə-ˌgraf\

Definition of electroencephalograph

  1. :  an apparatus for detecting and recording brain waves

electroencephalographer

play \i-ˌlek-trō-in-ˌse-fə-ˈlä-grə-fər\ noun

electroencephalographic

play \i-ˌlek-trō-in-ˌse-f(ə-)lə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective

electroencephalographically

play \i-ˌlek-trō-in-ˌse-f(ə-)lə-ˈgra-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

electroencephalography

play \i-ˌlek-trō-in-ˌse-f(ə-)lə-ˈlä-grə-fē\ noun

Origin and Etymology of electroencephalograph

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1935


Medical Dictionary

electroencephalograph

play
noun elec·tro·en·ceph·a·lo·graph \-ˌgraf\

Medical Definition of electroencephalograph

  1. :  an apparatus for detecting and recording brain waves—called also encephalograph

electroencephalographic

\-ˌsef-ə-lə-ˈgraf-ik\play adjective

electroencephalographically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

electroencephalography

\-ˈläg-rə-fē\play noun plural

electroencephalographies


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up electroencephalograph? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a lively discussion

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • istock-refers-to-this-as-a-tumble-of-strawberries-which-sounded-pretty-nice-to-us
  • Which is a synonym of garner?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!