electroencephalograph


electroencephalograph
A system for recording the electric potentials of the brain derived from electrodes attached to the scalp. [electro- + G. encephalon, brain, + grapho, to write]

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elec·tro·en·ceph·a·lo·graph -.graf n an apparatus for detecting and recording brain waves called also encephalograph
elec·tro·en·ceph·a·lo·graph·ic -.sef-ə-lə-'graf-ik adj
elec·tro·en·ceph·a·lo·graph·i·cal·ly -i-k(ə-)lē adv
elec·tro·en·ceph·a·log·ra·phy -'läg-rə-fē n, pl -phies

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elec·tro·en·ceph·a·lo·graph (e-lek″tro-ən-sefґə-lo-graf″) an instrument for performing electroencephalography.

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