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encephalograph

[en-sef-uh-luh-graf, -grahf] /ɛnˈsɛf ə ləˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
an encephalogram.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; encephalo- + -graph
Related forms
encephalographic
[en-sef-uh-luh-graf-ik] /ɛnˌsɛf ə ləˈgræf ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
encephalographically, adverb
encephalography
[en-sef-uh-log-ruh-fee] /ɛnˌsɛf əˈlɒg rə fi/ (Show IPA),
noun
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Examples from the web for encephalograph
  • Patients might have a special study called a magneto-encephalograph that looks at both electrical and magnetic activity.
  • Electrodes are attached to a player's head and then to an electro-encephalograph, which records electrical activity of the brain.
British Dictionary definitions for encephalograph

encephalograph

/ɛnˈsɛfələˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf/
noun
1.
2.
any other apparatus used to produce an encephalogram
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encephalograph in Medicine

encephalograph en·ceph·a·lo·graph (ěn-sěf'ə-lə-grāf', -ə-lō-)
n.

  1. An encephalogram.

  2. An electroencephalogram.

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