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

n electromiografía (EMG)
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Laryngeal electromyography (EMG) was performed on the same day to rule out a cricoarytenoid dislocation, and those findings were consistent with a left recurrent laryngeal neuropathy.
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Laryngeal electromyography confirmed the right superior laryngeal nerve paralysis.
Hospitals of Cleveland) provide expanded coverage of nerve conduction studies and electromyography (EMG) of neuromuscular disorders.