[ pol-ee-som-nuh-gram ]
/ ˌpɒl iˈsɒm nəˌgræm /
a record of a person's sleep pattern, breathing, heart activity, and limb movements during sleep. Abbreviation: PSG
Origin of polysomnogram
Related formspol·y·som·nog·ra·phy [pol-ee-som-nog-ruh-fee, -suh m-] /ˌpɒl i sɒmˈnɒg rə fi, -səm-/, noun
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Medicine definitions for polysomnography (1 of 2)
[ pŏl′ē-sŏm-nŏg′rə-fē ]
Simultaneous and continuous monitoring of normal and abnormal physiological activity during sleep.
Medicine definitions for polysomnography (2 of 2)
[ pŏl′ē-sŏm′nə-grăm′ ]
The record obtained in polysomnography.
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