Definition of electroencephalography in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˌlektrōənˌsefəˈläɡrəfē/


The measurement of electrical activity in different parts of the brain and the recording of such activity as a visual trace (on paper or on an oscilloscope screen).
Example sentences
  • Many different specialties use electroencephalography services.
  • The goal of brain wave biofeedback is to teach people to control their own brain wave patterns using electroencephalography feedback.
  • Useful clinical investigations for the diagnosis of RS are electroencephalography monitoring and brain magnetic resonance imaging studies.

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Syllabification: e·lec·tro·en·ceph·a·log·ra·phy

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