electromyogram

noun
elec·​tro·​myo·​gram | \ i-ˌlek-trō-ˈmī-ə-ˌgram How to pronounce electromyogram (audio) \

Definition of electromyogram

: a tracing made by an electromyograph

Examples of electromyogram in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Schyner runs the university's Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, which uses an electromyogram, or EMG, to measure nerve impulses to muscles while subjects sleep. Charlotte Hawks, CNN, "How close are we to video-recording our dreams?," 4 Apr. 2018 Schyner runs the university's Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, which uses an electromyogram, or EMG, to measure nerve impulses to muscles while subjects sleep. Charlotte Hawks, CNN, "How close are we to video-recording our dreams?," 4 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of electromyogram

1917, in the meaning defined above

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“Electromyogram.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electromyogram. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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electromyogram

noun
elec·​tro·​myo·​gram | \ i-ˌlek-trō-ˈmī-ə-ˌgram How to pronounce electromyogram (audio) \

Medical Definition of electromyogram

: a tracing made with an electromyograph

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