Definition of electroencephalogram in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˌlektrōənˈsefələɡram/
(abbreviation EEG)


A test or record of brain activity produced by electroencephalography.
Example sentences
  • But internally, activity in your brain increases dramatically - recorded by an electroencephalogram in much the same way as an ECG measures your heart activity.
  • It is necessary to investigate the relationship between each muscle stiffness and brain activities by electroencephalogram, positron emission tomography, and so on.
  • Computed tomography of the brain and an electroencephalogram gave normal results; treatment with carbamazepine was ineffective.

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Syllabification: e·lec·tro·en·ceph·a·lo·gram

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