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
electromyographicplay \i-ˌlek-trō-ˌmī-ə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective
electromyographicallyplay \i-ˌlek-trō-ˌmī-ə-ˈgra-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
electromyographyplay \i-ˌlek-trō-mī-ˈä-grə-fē\ noun
Recent Examples of electromyograph from 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.
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Origin and Etymology of electromyograph
electr- + my- + -graph
First Known Use: 1944See Words from the same year
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
electromyography\-mī-ˈäg-rə-fē\play noun plural
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