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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British Dictionary definitions for encephalography

encephalography

noun
  1. the branch of medical science concerned with taking and analysing X-ray photographs of the brain
  2. another name for electroencephalographySee electroencephalograph
Derived Formsencephalographic (ɛnˌsɛfələˈɡræfɪk), adjectiveencephalographically, adverb

encephalograph

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

encephalography

[ĕn-sĕf′ə-lŏgrə-fē]
n.
  1. Radiographic examination of the brain in which some of the cerebrospinal fluid is replaced with air or another gas that acts as a contrasting medium.
Related formsen•ceph′a•lo•graphic (-ə-lə-grăfĭk, -ə-lō-) adj.

encephalograph

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