Electroencephalogram definitions

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A graphic record of the electrical activity of the brain as recorded by an electroencephalograph.
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The procedure performed to produce such a record.
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A graphic record of the electrical activity of the brain as recorded by an electroencephalograph.
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The procedure performed to produce such a record.
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A graphic tracing of minute voltage changes resulting from bioelectric activity in the brain.
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A graphic record of brain waves representing electrical activity in the brain, used especially in the diagnosis of seizures and other neurological disorders. &diamf3; The instrument used to record an electroencephalogram is called an electroencephalograph. It generates a record of the electrical activity of the brain by measuring electric signals using a set of electrodes attached to the scalp that act as transducers. Differences of electric potential between different parts of the brain are measured by a portable set of galvanometers and printed as a wide paper strip with multiple simultaneous waveform tracings that have standard configurations in the normal brain.
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(neurology) A recording of electrical brain activity (brain waves) made by an electroencephalograph.
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Origin of electroencephalogram

From electro- +‎ encephalogram