magnetoencephalography

noun
mag·​ne·​to·​en·​ceph·​a·​log·​ra·​phy | \ mag-ˌnē-tō-in-ˌse-fə-ˈlä-grə-fē How to pronounce magnetoencephalography (audio) , -ˌne- \

Definition of magnetoencephalography

: a noninvasive technique that detects and records the magnetic field associated with electrical activity in the brain

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Recent Examples on the Web In the first study to look at how group opinion alters our own opinion processing in the long term, the researchers used magnetoencephalography (MEG) imaging to follow brain activity. Alison Escalante, Forbes, 12 Mar. 2021 So Conway tried another method called magnetoencephalography (MEG), which uses magnetic sensors to detect the electrical activity of neurons firing. Sara Harrison, Wired, 24 Nov. 2020 Initially, most evidence for mirroring in humans was derived from studies that probed the activity of millions of neurons simultaneously, using techniques such as fMRI, EEG, magnetoencephalography and transcranial magnetic stimulation. Raleigh Mcelvery, WIRED, 31 Mar. 2019 Initially, most evidence for mirroring in humans was derived from studies that probed the activity of millions of neurons simultaneously, using techniques such as fMRI, EEG, magnetoencephalography and transcranial magnetic stimulation. Raleigh Mcelvery, WIRED, 31 Mar. 2019 Initially, most evidence for mirroring in humans was derived from studies that probed the activity of millions of neurons simultaneously, using techniques such as fMRI, EEG, magnetoencephalography and transcranial magnetic stimulation. Raleigh Mcelvery, WIRED, 31 Mar. 2019 Initially, most evidence for mirroring in humans was derived from studies that probed the activity of millions of neurons simultaneously, using techniques such as fMRI, EEG, magnetoencephalography and transcranial magnetic stimulation. Raleigh Mcelvery, WIRED, 31 Mar. 2019 Initially, most evidence for mirroring in humans was derived from studies that probed the activity of millions of neurons simultaneously, using techniques such as fMRI, EEG, magnetoencephalography and transcranial magnetic stimulation. Raleigh Mcelvery, WIRED, 31 Mar. 2019 Initially, most evidence for mirroring in humans was derived from studies that probed the activity of millions of neurons simultaneously, using techniques such as fMRI, EEG, magnetoencephalography and transcranial magnetic stimulation. Raleigh Mcelvery, WIRED, 31 Mar. 2019

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1968, in the meaning defined above

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“Magnetoencephalography.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/magnetoencephalography. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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magnetoencephalography

noun
mag·​ne·​to·​en·​ceph·​a·​log·​ra·​phy | \ -in-ˌsef-ə-ˈläg-rə-fē How to pronounce magnetoencephalography (audio) \
plural magnetoencephalographies

Medical Definition of magnetoencephalography

: a noninvasive technique that detects and records the magnetic field associated with electrical activity in the brain abbreviation MEG

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