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An instrument that measures electrical potentials on the scalp and generates a record of the electrical activity of the brain. Also called encephalograph.

e·lec′tro·en·ceph′a·lo·graph′ic adj.
e·lec′tro·en·ceph′a·log′ra·phy (-lŏg′rə-fē) n.
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A diagnostic method of examining the electrical impulses of the brain using electrodes attached to the head and to a recording device to make an electroencephalogram.
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n. electroencefalografía, gráfico descriptivo de la actividad eléctrica desarrollada en el cerebro.
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electroencephalography (EEG)

n electroencefalografía (EEG)
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The patient had a persistent low-voltage pattern on amplitude-integrated electro-encephalography, remained in intractable hypotension and metabolic acidosis and succumbed to his illness within a day of admission to the NICU.
The specially designed interface is non-invasive, as it does not require any implanted devices and is used by wearing an electro-encephalography (EEG) cap with 64 attached electrodes that pick up signals from the brain.

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