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pneumoencephalogram

[noo-moh-en-sef-uh-luh-gram, nyoo-] /ˌnu moʊ ɛnˈsɛf ə ləˌgræm, ˌnyu-/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
an encephalogram made after the replacement of the cerebrospinal fluid by air or gas, rarely used since the development of the CAT scanner.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; pneumo- + encephalogram
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  • The procedure was a spinal tap and a pneumoencephalogram.
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pneumoencephalogram

/ˌnjuːməʊɛnˈsɛfələˌɡræm/
noun
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Derived Forms
pneumoencephalography (ˌnjuːməʊɛnˌsɛfəˈlɒɡrəfɪ) noun
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