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/ ɛnˈsɛf ə ləˌgræm /
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an x-ray of the brain, usually involving replacement of some cerebrospinal fluid by air or other gas that circulates to the brain's ventricular spaces and acts as a contrast medium.
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British Dictionary definitions for encephalogram
/ (ɛnˈsɛfələˌɡræm) /
an X-ray photograph of the brain, esp one (a pneumoencephalogram) taken after replacing some of the cerebrospinal fluid with air or oxygen so that the brain cavities show clearly
short for electroencephalogram
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Medical definitions for encephalogram
[ ĕn-sĕf′ə-lə-grăm′, -ə-lō- ]
An x-ray picture of the brain taken by encephalography.
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