/ (ˌɛnsɛfəˈlɒɡrəfɪ) /
the branch of medical science concerned with taking and analysing X-ray photographs of the brain
another name for electroencephalographySee electroencephalograph
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Derived forms of encephalographyencephalographic (ɛnˌsɛfələˈɡræfɪk), adjectiveencephalographically, adverb
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Medical definitions for encephalography
[ ĕn-sĕf′ə-lŏg′rə-fē ]
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.
Other words from encephalographyen•ceph′a•lo•graph′ic (-ə-lə-grăf′ĭk, -ə-lō-) adj.
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