electrooculogram

noun
elec·​tro·​oc·​u·​lo·​gram | \ i-ˌlek-trō-ˈä-kyə-lə-ˌgram How to pronounce electrooculogram (audio) \

Definition of electrooculogram

: a record of the difference in electrical charge between the front and back of the eye that is correlated with eyeball movement (as in REM sleep) and obtained by electrodes placed on the skin near the eye

First Known Use of electrooculogram

1947, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for electrooculogram

electr- + Latin oculus eye + English -gram — more at eye

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“Electrooculogram.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electrooculogram. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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electrooculogram

noun
elec·​tro·​oc·​u·​lo·​gram | \ i-ˌlek-trō-ˈäk-yə-lə-ˌgram How to pronounce electrooculogram (audio) \

Medical Definition of electrooculogram

: a record of the standing voltage between the front and back of the eye that is correlated with eyeball movement (as in REM sleep) and obtained by electrodes suitably placed on the skin near the eye

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