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pneumoencephalogram

[ noo-moh-en-sef-uh-luh-gram, nyoo- ]
/ ˌnu moʊ ɛnˈsɛf ə ləˌgræm, ˌnyu- /
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noun Medicine/Medical.

an encephalogram made after the replacement of the cerebrospinal fluid by air or gas, rarely used since the development of the CAT scanner.

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Origin of pneumoencephalogram

First recorded in 1930–35; pneumo- + encephalogram
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British Dictionary definitions for pneumoencephalogram

pneumoencephalogram
/ (ˌnjuːməʊɛnˈsɛfələˌɡræm) /

noun

Derived forms of pneumoencephalogram

pneumoencephalography (ˌnjuːməʊɛnˌsɛfəˈlɒɡrəfɪ), noun
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