[ ih-lek-troh-mahy-uh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ɪˌlɛk troʊˈmaɪ əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /
a device for recording electric currents from an active muscle to produce an electromyogram. Abbreviation: EMG
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OTHER WORDS FROM electromyographe·lec·tro·my·o·graph·ic [ih-lek-troh-mahy-uh-graf-ik] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˌmaɪ əˈgræf ɪk/, adjectivee·lec·tro·my·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverbe·lec·tro·my·og·ra·phy [ih-lek-troh-mahy-og-ruh-fee] /ɪˌlɛk troʊ maɪˈɒg rə fi/, noun
Words nearby electromyograph
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British Dictionary definitions for electromyography
/ (ɪˌlɛktrəʊmaɪˈɒɡrəfɪ) /
med a technique for recording the electrical activity of muscles: used in the diagnosis of nerve and muscle disorders
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Medical definitions for electromyography
[ ĭ-lĕk′trō-mī′ə-graf′ ]
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.
Other words from electromyographe•lec′tro•my•og′ra•phy (-mī-ŏg′rə-fē) n.
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