Definition of encephalogram in English:

Share this entry

encephalogram

Pronunciation: /ɛnˈsɛf(ə)lə(ʊ)ɡram/
/ɛnˈkɛf(ə)lə(ʊ)ɡram/

noun

Medicine
An image, trace, or other record of the structure or electrical activity of the brain.
Example sentences
  • Contemporary physicians can use highly refined technologies, such as stethoscopes, electrocardiograms, and encephalograms, to detect minimal life signs.
  • Respiratory-related evoked potentials were measured with scalp encephalograms in response to inspiratory occlusions of 200-millisecond duration.
  • Its main features are rhythmic myoclonic jerks when drowsy or asleep, which stop if the child is woken, and normal encephalograms during or after the episodes.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: en|ceph¦alo|gram

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.