[en-sef-uh-luh-graf, -grahf]
noun Medicine/Medical.
an encephalogram.

1930–35; encephalo- + -graph

encephalographic [en-sef-uh-luh-graf-ik] , adjective
encephalographically, adverb
encephalography [en-sef-uh-log-ruh-fee] , noun
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encephalograph (ɛnˈsɛfələˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf)
1.  short for electroencephalograph
2.  any other apparatus used to produce an encephalogram

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

  1. An encephalogram.

  2. An electroencephalogram.

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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.
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