electromyograph

noun
elec·​tro·​myo·​graph | \i-ˌlek-trō-ˈmī-ə-ˌgraf \

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

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Other Words from electromyograph

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

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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, "Halo 3: How Microsoft Labs Invented a New Science of Play," 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

noun
elec·​tro·​myo·​graph | \-ˌgraf \

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 \ adjective
electromyographically \-​i-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb
electromyography \-​mī-​ˈäg-​rə-​fē \ noun plural electromyographies

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