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encephalogram

[en-sef-uh-luh-gram] /ɛnˈsɛf ə ləˌgræm/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
an x-ray of the brain, usually involving replacement of some cerebrospinal fluid by air or other gas that circulates to the brain's ventricular spaces and acts as a contrast medium.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; encephalo- + -gram1
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  • Diagnosis or an encephalogram consistent with a diagnosis of seizure disorders other than partial epilepsy.
British Dictionary definitions for encephalogram

encephalogram

/ɛnˈsɛfələˌɡræm/
noun
1.
an X-ray photograph of the brain, esp one (a pneumoencephalogram) taken after replacing some of the cerebrospinal fluid with air or oxygen so that the brain cavities show clearly
2.
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encephalogram in Medicine

encephalogram en·ceph·a·lo·gram (ěn-sěf'ə-lə-grām', -ə-lō-)
n.

  1. An x-ray picture of the brain taken by encephalography.

  2. An electroencephalogram.

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