a device for recording electric currents from an active muscle to produce an electromyogram. Abbreviation: EMG
Origin of electromyograph
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med a technique for recording the electrical activity of muscles: used in the diagnosis of nerve and muscle disorders
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An instrument used in diagnosing 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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