electromyographic

electromyograph

[ih-lek-troh-mahy-uh-graf, -grahf]
noun
a device for recording electric currents from an active muscle to produce an electromyogram. Abbreviation: EMG

Origin:
1945–50; electro- + myograph

electromyographic [ih-lek-troh-mahy-uh-graf-ik] , adjective
electromyographically, adverb
electromyography [ih-lek-troh-mahy-og-ruh-fee] , noun
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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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