polysomnography

noun
poly·​som·​nog·​ra·​phy | \ -fē How to pronounce polysomnography (audio) \
plural polysomnographies

Medical Definition of polysomnography

: the technique or process of using a polygraph to make a continuous record during sleep of multiple physiological variables (as breathing, heart rate, and muscle activity)

Other Words from polysomnography

polysomnographic \ -​ˌsäm-​nə-​ˈgraf-​ik How to pronounce polysomnography (audio) \ adjective
polysomnographically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce polysomnography (audio) \ adverb

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“Polysomnography.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/polysomnography. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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