electromyograph

noun
elec·​tro·​myo·​graph | \ i-ˌlek-trō-ˈmī-ə-ˌgraf How to pronounce electromyograph (audio) \

Definition of electromyograph

: an instrument that converts the electrical activity associated with functioning skeletal muscle into a visual record or into sound and is used to diagnose neuromuscular disorders and in biofeedback training

Other Words from electromyograph

electromyographic \ i-​ˌlek-​trō-​ˌmī-​ə-​ˈgra-​fik How to pronounce electromyograph (audio) \ adjective
electromyographically \ i-​ˌlek-​trō-​ˌmī-​ə-​ˈgra-​fi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce electromyograph (audio) \ adverb
electromyography \ i-​ˌlek-​trō-​mī-​ˈä-​grə-​fē How to pronounce electromyograph (audio) \ noun

Examples of electromyograph in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web A group of Finnish scientists wired gamers with skin meters, cardiac monitors, and facial electromyographs and found that getting killed in a game produces the same positive emotions as beating an opponent or completing a level. Clive Thompson, WIRED, 21 Aug. 2007

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First Known Use of electromyograph

1944, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for electromyograph

electr- + my- + -graph

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“Electromyograph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electromyograph. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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More Definitions for electromyograph

electromyograph

noun
elec·​tro·​myo·​graph | \ -ˌgraf How to pronounce electromyograph (audio) \

Medical Definition of electromyograph

: an instrument that converts the electrical activity associated with functioning skeletal muscle into a visual record or into sound and has been used to diagnose neuromuscular disorders and in biofeedback training

Other Words from electromyograph

electromyographic \ -​ˌmī-​ə-​ˈgraf-​ik How to pronounce electromyograph (audio) \ adjective
electromyographically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce electromyograph (audio) \ adverb
electromyography \ -​mī-​ˈäg-​rə-​fē How to pronounce electromyograph (audio) \ noun, plural electromyographies

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