Definition of encephalogram in English:

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


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.

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Line breaks: en|ceph¦alo|gram

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