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encephalograph

[en-sef-uh-luh-graf, -grahf]
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noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. an encephalogram.
  2. an electroencephalograph.
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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
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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.
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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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