magnetoencephalography

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mag·ne·to·en·ceph·a·log·ra·phy

 (măg-nē′tō-ĕn-sĕf′ə-lŏg′rə-fē)
n. Abbr. MEG
A diagnostic imaging technique that detects and records magnetic fields produced by electrical activity in the brain.

mag·ne′to·en·ceph′a·lo·graph′ic (-ə-lə-grăf′ĭk, -ə-lō-) adj.
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MEG Scan (Magnetoencephalograph)--Using sensors on the scalp, MEG measures electrical activity in the brain using magnetic fields.