electromyogram

[ ih-lek-truh-mahy-uh-gram ]
/ ɪˌlɛk trəˈmaɪ əˌgræm /

noun Medicine/Medical.

a graphic record of the electric currents associated with muscular action. Abbreviation: EMG

Nearby words

  1. electrometeor,
  2. electrometer,
  3. electromotive,
  4. electromotive force,
  5. electromotive series,
  6. electromyograph,
  7. electromyography,
  8. electron,
  9. electron affinity,
  10. electron camera

Origin of electromyogram

First recorded in 1915–20; electro- + myogram

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Medicine definitions for electromyogram

electromyogram

[ ĭ-lĕk′trō-mīə-grăm′ ]

n.

A graphic record of the electrical activity of a muscle as recorded by an electromyograph.

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