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electromyograph

[ih-lek-troh-mahy-uh-graf, -grahf] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˈmaɪ əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/
noun
1.
a device for recording electric currents from an active muscle to produce an electromyogram.
Abbreviation: EMG.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; electro- + myograph
Related forms
electromyographic
[ih-lek-troh-mahy-uh-graf-ik] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˌmaɪ əˈgræf ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
electromyographically, adverb
electromyography
[ih-lek-troh-mahy-og-ruh-fee] /ɪˌlɛk troʊ maɪˈɒg rə fi/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for electromyography

electromyography

/ɪˌlɛktrəʊmaɪˈɒɡrəfɪ/
noun
1.
(med) a technique for recording the electrical activity of muscles: used in the diagnosis of nerve and muscle disorders
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electromyography in Medicine

electromyograph e·lec·tro·my·o·graph (ĭ-lěk'trō-mī'ə-graf')
n.
An instrument used in diagnosing neuromuscular disorders that produces an audio or visual record of the electrical activity of a skeletal muscle by means of an electrode inserted into the muscle or placed on the skin.


e·lec'tro·my·og'ra·phy (-mī-ŏg'rə-fē) n.
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