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en·ceph·a·log·ra·phy

 (ĕn-sĕf′ə-lŏg′rə-fē)
n. pl. en·ceph·a·log·ra·phies
Radiographic examination of the brain in which some of the cerebrospinal fluid is replaced with air or another gas that acts as a contrast medium.

en·ceph′a·lo·graph′ic (-ə-lə-grăf′ĭk, -ə-lō-) adj.
en·ceph′a·lo·graph′i·cal·ly adv.

encephalography

(ˌɛnsɛfəˈlɒɡrəfɪ)
n
1. (Medicine) the branch of medical science concerned with taking and analysing X-ray photographs of the brain
2. (Medicine) another name for electroencephalography. See electroencephalograph
encephalographic adj
enˌcephaloˈgraphically adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.encephalography - roentgenography of the brain after spinal fluid has been replaced by a gas (usually oxygen); produces an encephalogram
roentgenography, X-ray photography - radiography that uses X-rays to produce a roentgenogram
Translations
encéphalographie

en·ceph·a·log·ra·phy

n. encefalografía, examen radiográfico del cerebro.
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Magneto- Measures magnetic High temporal encephalography fields from cerebral resolution.
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