from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An x-ray picture of the brain taken by encephalography. Also called encephalograph.
- n. See electroencephalogram.
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- n. An image of the brain obtained by encephalography
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- n. an X ray of the brain made by replacing spinal fluid with a gas (usually oxygen) to improve contrast
- n. a graphical record of electrical activity of the brain; produced by an electroencephalograph
Brain wave activity is measured by an encephalogram which is a valuable instrument to measure brain wave activity in c.p.s., cycles per second.
The idea grew out of the difficulties with EEG (electro-encephalogram) reading because each person's brain waves are so unique.
The latter, an electrical encephalogram, would pick up any remaining spark of electrical activity in the cortex of her brain, the stuff of walking and talking.
For the next twenty-four hours, we waited, while he lay unconscious in the crisis center with tubes in his nose, wired up to an encephalogram machine, a respirator chugging.
It offered few real comparisons to a human encephalogram.
Although ... the lead technician of the quiz team reported Jaan showed an encephalogram not quite like any ever recorded before.
She was intemperate, impetuous, kaleidoscopic ally wild, registering like a haywire neural encephalogram.
The electro-encephalogram was entirely favorable, unexpectedly so, and the news was brought to the waiting, grieving parents.
Subsequently, Adrian studied the sense of smell and the electrical activity of the brain and the variations and abnormalities of waves shown in the encephalogram, which Hans
The system uses sensors and a monitor to record the patient's encephalogram (EEG) and bispectral index (BIS), a parameter without units that measures hypnotic state and relates this to the patient's level of consciousness.
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