electrocorticogram

[ ih-lek-troh-kawr-ti-kuh-gram ]
/ ɪˌlɛk troʊˈkɔr tɪ kəˌgræm /

noun Medicine/Medical.

a record of the electrical activity of the cerebral cortex.

Nearby words

  1. electrocochleography,
  2. electroconductive,
  3. electrocontractility,
  4. electroconvulsive,
  5. electroconvulsive therapy,
  6. electrocorticography,
  7. electrocratic,
  8. electrocute,
  9. electrocution,
  10. electrocyte


Origin of electrocorticogram

First recorded in 1935–40; electro- + cortico- + -gram1

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British Dictionary definitions for electrocorticogram

electrocorticogram

/ (ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈkɔːtɪkəʊˌɡræm) /

noun

a record of brain waves obtained by placing electrodes directly on the surface of the exposed cerebral cortexCompare electroencephalogram, electroencephalograph
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Medicine definitions for electrocorticogram

electrocorticogram

[ ĭ-lĕk′trō-kôrtĭ-kə-grăm′ ]

n.

The record obtained by electrocorticography.

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