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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.


(Medicine) med a technique for recording the electrical activity of muscles: used in the diagnosis of nerve and muscle disorders


A diagnostic method of examining the electrical activity of the muscles using metal probes that are inserted into the muscles.
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Noun1.electromyography - diagnosis of neuromuscular disorders with the use of an electromyograph
diagnostic procedure, diagnostic technique - a procedure followed in making a medical diagnosis


n. electromiografía.
1. grabación de la actividad eléctrica generada en un músculo para uso de diagnóstico;
2. estudio de laboratorio sobre electrodiagnóstico que incluye no sólo la electromiografía sino también estudios sobre la conducción de los nervios.

electromyography (EMG)

n electromiografía (EMG)
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His Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Studies (EMG/NCS) confirmed AMAN.
The center has 12 motion capture cameras with three-dimensional analysis; four in-floor force sensor plates; and electromyography, which provides measurement of 16 different muscles.
All the succeeding stages of electromyography will be massively affected by this electrode detected signal.
In addition to endoscopy and videofluoroscopy of swallowing, the literature indicates that Surface Electromyography (sEMG) and Intramuscular Electromyography (SMEI) as important tools in electrophysiological evaluation of this function [1-6].
Background: Single-fiber electromyography (SFEMG) has been suggested as a quantitative method for supporting chronic partial denervation in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) by the revised EI Escorial criteria.
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Whole-body vibration (WBV) exercises acutely increase muscle activity during the exposure, as shown in numerous studies with the help of surface electromyography (sEMG) recordings (Cardinale and Lim, 2003; Di Giminiani et al.
Within the following 12 months, she gained complete recovery of her movements on the affected side, as confirmed by electromyography studies.
NEW ORLEANS -- Maternal obesity does not lessen the predictive value of noninvasive uterine electromyography monitoring, according to a poster presentation at the annual Pregnancy Meeting sponsored by the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.
They're often followed by electromyography (EMG) to see whether symptoms, such as weakness, are due to a disorder of the muscles or the nerve supplying it.
Chapters Six to Eight cover electromyography, the clinical video and the physical examination.
Usefulness of electromyography in diagnostics of the neuro-musculer disease.