encephalography

noun en·ceph·a·log·ra·phy \ in-ˌse-fə-ˈlä-grə-fē \

Definition of encephalography

: radiography of the brain after the cerebrospinal fluid has been replaced by a gas (such as air)

First Known Use of encephalography

1922


Medical Dictionary

encephalography

noun en·ceph·a·log·ra·phy \ in-ˌsef-ə-ˈläg-rə-fē \

medical Definition of encephalography

plural encephalographies
: radiography of the brain after the cerebrospinal fluid has been replaced by a gas (as air)

encephalographic

play \-lə-ˈgraf-ik\ adjective

encephalographically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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