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encephalograph

[en-sef-uh-luh-graf, -grahf] /ɛnˈsɛf ə ləˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/
noun, Medicine/Medical.
1.
an encephalogram.
Origin of encephalograph
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35; encephalo- + -graph
Related forms
encephalographic
[en-sef-uh-luh-graf-ik] /ɛnˌsɛf ə ləˈgræf ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
encephalographically, adverb
encephalography
[en-sef-uh-log-ruh-fee] /ɛnˌsɛf əˈlɒg rə fi/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for encephalography

encephalography

/ˌɛnsɛfəˈlɒɡrəfɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of medical science concerned with taking and analysing X-ray photographs of the brain
2.
another name for electroencephalography See electroencephalograph
Derived Forms
encephalographic (ɛnˌsɛfələˈɡræfɪk) adjective
encephalographically, adverb

encephalograph

/ɛnˈsɛfələˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf/
noun
1.
2.
any other apparatus used to produce an encephalogram
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encephalography in Medicine

encephalography en·ceph·a·log·ra·phy (ěn-sěf'ə-lŏg'rə-fē)
n.
Radiographic examination of the brain in which some of the cerebrospinal fluid is replaced with air or another gas that acts as a contrasting medium.


en·ceph'a·lo·graph'ic (-ə-lə-grāf'ĭk, -ə-lō-) adj.

encephalograph en·ceph·a·lo·graph (ěn-sěf'ə-lə-grāf', -ə-lō-)
n.

  1. An encephalogram.

  2. An electroencephalogram.

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