Definition of echoencephalograph in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌekōənˈsefələɡraf/

Entry from US English dictionary

(abbreviation EEG)


An instrument used to examine the skull and brain by means of reflected ultrasonic waves as part of a painless and noninvasive procedure.
Example sentences
  • This echoencephalograph applies an ultrasonic pulse to the patient's head; the pulse travels to a predetermined structure and is partially reflected as an echo pulse.



Pronunciation: /-ˌsefələˈɡrafik/
Example sentences
  • Midline structures were unshifted by echoencephalographic data.
  • The clinical, electroencephalographic and echoencephalographic data to all 29 neonates that were treated during a four years period are presented.

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Syllabification: ech·o·en·ceph·a·lo·graph

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