encephalograph

[en-sef-uh-luh-graf, -grahf]

Origin of encephalograph

First recorded in 1930–35; encephalo- + -graph
Related formsen·ceph·a·lo·graph·ic [en-sef-uh-luh-graf-ik] /ɛnˌsɛf ə ləˈgræf ɪk/, adjectiveen·ceph·a·lo·graph·i·cal·ly, adverben·ceph·a·log·ra·phy [en-sef-uh-log-ruh-fee] /ɛnˌsɛf əˈlɒg rə fi/, noun
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Examples from the Web for encephalograph

Historical Examples of encephalograph

  • The ax came down on the encephalograph and Berry burst into tears and allowed Titus to lead him away.

  • The helmet makes contact with the skull in those spots where the probes of the encephalograph are placed.

    The Fourth R

    George Oliver Smith


British Dictionary definitions for encephalograph

encephalograph

noun
  1. short for electroencephalograph
  2. any other apparatus used to produce an encephalogram
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encephalograph in Medicine

encephalograph

[ĕn-sĕfə-lə-grăf′, -ə-lō-]
n.
  1. An encephalogram.
  2. An electroencephalogram.
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