encephalograph

[ en-sef-uh-luh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ɛnˈsɛf ə ləˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /

noun Medicine/Medical.

an encephalogram.

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 (1 of 2)

encephalography

/ (ˌɛnsɛfəˈlɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun

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

British Dictionary definitions for encephalography (2 of 2)

encephalograph

/ (ɛnˈsɛfələˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf) /

noun

any other apparatus used to produce an encephalogram
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Medicine definitions for encephalography (1 of 2)

encephalography

[ ĕn-sĕf′ə-lŏgrə-fē ]

n.

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.

Medicine definitions for encephalography (2 of 2)

encephalograph

[ ĕn-sĕfə-lə-grăf′, -ə-lō- ]

n.

An encephalogram.
An electroencephalogram.
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