electroretinogram

[ ih-lek-troh-ret-n-uh-gram ]
/ ɪˌlɛk troʊˈrɛt n əˌgræm /

noun Ophthalmology.

the graphic record obtained by electroretinography. Abbreviation: ERG

Nearby words

  1. electropolish,
  2. electropositive,
  3. electroreceptor,
  4. electroreduction,
  5. electrorefining,
  6. electroretinograph,
  7. electroretinography,
  8. electrorheology,
  9. electroscission,
  10. electroscope

Origin of electroretinogram

First recorded in 1935–40; electro- + retin(a) + -o- + -gram1

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Medicine definitions for electroretinogram

electroretinogram

[ ĭ-lĕk′trō-rĕtn-ə-grăm′ ]

n.

A graphic record of the electrical activity of the retina.

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