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An electrical oscillation occurring in the human brain at a frequency of less than about four hertz as recorded on an electroencephalogram, associated with a state of deep sleep or unconsciousness. Also called delta rhythm.
any of the slow brain waves constituting delta rhythm.
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|Noun||1.||delta wave - the normal brainwave in the encephalogram of a person in deep dreamless sleep; occurs with high voltage and low frequency (1 to 4 hertz)|