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electromyograph

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An instrument used in the diagnosis of neuromuscular disorders that produces an audio or visual record of the electrical activity of a skeletal muscle by means of an electrode inserted into the muscle or placed on the skin.

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  • n. a device used in electromyography to generate electromyograms

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a medical instrument that records the electrical waves associated with the activity of skeletal muscles

Etymologies

electro- +‎ myograph (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Such devices may include an electromyograph (EMG), which monitors muscle tension, an electroencephalograph (EEG), which monitors brain waves, or a heart monitor.

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  • The user controlling the "hand" wears a wristband-like electromyograph sensor, which causes the robotic appendage to react according to muscle contractions.

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  • These signals are picked up by a sensor called an electromyograph worn like a watch on the forearm of the person making the movements.

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