electrooculogram

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noun elec·tro·oc·u·lo·gram \i-ˌlek-trō-ˈä-kyə-lə-ˌgram\

Definition of electrooculogram

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of electrooculogram

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


First Known Use: 1947


Medical Dictionary

electrooculogram

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noun elec·tro·oc·u·lo·gram \i-ˌlek-trō-ˈäk-yə-lə-ˌgram\

Medical Definition of electrooculogram

  1. :  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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