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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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2 video cameras, - sixteen-channel wireless electromyograph, - dynamometric platform, - central unit, - a synchronizing device, - the necessary software, - the necessary connection and assembly accessories, - system assembly.
Muscle activity was recorded in vastus lateralis (VL), vastus medialis (VM) and rectus femoris (RF) by an electromyograph Miotool 800 with 2000 V/V gain and common mode rejection ratio > 110 dB, during two maximal voluntary isometric contractions performed in the Smith machine two minutes before and two minutes after each power test.
Can triggered electromyograph thresholds predict safe thoracic pedicle screw placement?
Examinations were performed using a Medelec[R] Synergy multimedia electromyograph (Oxford Instruments, Surrey, England).
Muscle sensors and an electromyograph (EMG) monitor the electrical activity that causes skeletal muscle contraction.
Methods Used to Diagnose Spasmodic Dysphonia Electromyography: It is the recording of electrical activity of muscle with the use of an electromyograph machine to diagnose muscle and nerve disorders.
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.
Silver chloride bipolar surface electrodes connected to a preamplifier and a 2000 Hz electromyograph system (Miotec - Equipamentos Biomedicos, Brazil) were used to collect EMG data.
23) the electromyograph (EMG) and the electroneurograph (ENG) were normal, whereas the diagnosis was made using MRI, which showed that a surrounding lipoma had contributed to the compression
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.
Electromyograph biofeedback measures the electrical activation that signals muscles to contract.