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An instrument used in the diagnosis of neuromuscular disorders that produces an audio or visual record of the electrical activity of a skeletal muscle by means of an electrode inserted into the muscle or placed on the skin.

e·lec′tro·my′o·graph′ic adj.
e·lec′tro·my′o·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
e·lec′tro·my·og′ra·phy (-mī-ŏg′rə-fē) n.


an instrument for recording the electrical activity of muscles


(ɪˌlɛk troʊˈmaɪ əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf)

a device for recording electric currents from an active muscle to produce an electromyogram. Abbr.: EMG
e•lec`tro•my`o•graph′ic (-ˈgræf ɪk) adj.
e•lec`tro•my•og′ra•phy (-maɪˈɒg rə fi) n.
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Noun1.electromyograph - a medical instrument that records the electrical waves associated with the activity of skeletal muscles
medical instrument - instrument used in the practice of medicine
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Examinations were performed using a Medelec[R] Synergy multimedia electromyograph (Oxford Instruments, Surrey, England).
The Cadwell Wave electromyograph and stimulator (Cadwell Laboratories, Inc, Kennewick, WA) were used to measure the compound motor action potential (CMAP) and sensory nerve action potential (SNAP) latencies and amplitudes.
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To evaluate whether the contraction of the target muscle occurred or not during executing the mental activity training of this trial, a diagnostic electromyograph (Medelec Synergy EMG and EP system, software version 11, Oxford Instruments; lower filter-10 Hz, high filter-10 KHz, sensitivity-50 [micro]V) was used.
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Standard noninvasive electrophysiological measures of the dominant peroneal motor nerve were performed with a factory-calibrated TECA Sapphire II electromyograph (TECA Corp.
Electromyograph showed irritative myopathy without evidence of large-fiber sensory and motor polyneuropathy.