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en·ceph·a·lo·gram

 (ĕn-sĕf′ə-lə-grăm′, -ə-lō-)
n.
1. An x-ray picture of the brain taken by encephalography. Also called encephalograph.
2. An electroencephalogram.
3. A magnetoencephalogram.

encephalogram

(ɛnˈsɛfələˌɡræm)
n
1. (Medicine) an X-ray photograph of the brain, esp one (a pneumoencephalogram) taken after replacing some of the cerebrospinal fluid with air or oxygen so that the brain cavities show clearly
2. (Medicine) short for electroencephalogram

en•ceph•a•lo•gram

(ɛnˈsɛf ə ləˌgræm)

n.
an x-ray of the brain, usu. involving replacement of some cerebrospinal fluid by air or other gas that circulates to the brain's ventricular spaces and acts as a contrast medium.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.encephalogram - a graphical record of electrical activity of the brain; produced by an electroencephalograph
graph, graphical record - a visual representation of the relations between certain quantities plotted with reference to a set of axes
2.encephalogram - an X ray of the brain made by replacing spinal fluid with a gas (usually oxygen) to improve contrast
roentgenogram, X-ray photograph, X-ray picture, X ray, X-ray - a radiogram made by exposing photographic film to X rays; used in medical diagnosis
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encephalogram

[ɪnˈsefələgræm] Nencefalograma m

en·ceph·a·lo·gram

n. encefalograma, examen radiográfico del cerebro.
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