n. graphic record of the electrical activity of the brain (made by an electroencephalograph)

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  • Electroencephalogram — A study of electrical current within the brain. Electrodes are attached to the scalp. Wires attach these electrodes to a machine which records the electrical impulses. The results are either printed out or displayed on a computer screen.… …   Medical dictionary

  • electroencephalogram — UK [ɪˌlektrəʊenˈsefələˌɡræm] / US [ɪˌlektroʊenˈsefələˌɡræm] noun [countable] Word forms electroencephalogram : singular electroencephalogram plural electroencephalograms medical an EEG 1) …   English dictionary

  • electroencephalogram — elektroencefalograma statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Galvos smegenų bioelektrinių potencialų įrašai elektroencefalografo juostoje. atitikmenys: angl. electroencephalogram vok. Elektroenzephalogramm, n rus.… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • electroencephalogram — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1934 the tracing of brain waves made by an electroencephalograph …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • electroencephalogram — /i lek troh en sef euh leuh gram /, n. Med. a graphic record produced by an electroencephalograph. Abbr.: EEG [1930 35; ELECTRO + ENCEPHALOGRAM] * * * …   Universalium

  • electroencephalogram — noun A recording of electrical brain activity made by an electroencephalograph. See Also: alpha wave, beta wave, electroencephalograph, electroencephalography …   Wiktionary

  • electroencephalogram — e|lec|tro|en|ceph|a|lo|gram [ıˌlektrəuınˈsefələgræm, trəuen US trou ] n [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: electro + encephalogram, from Greek kephale head ] technical an ↑EEG …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • electroencephalogram — e|lec|tro|en|ceph|a|lo|gram [ ı,lektrouen sefələ,græm ] noun count an EEG …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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