electromyograph

electromyograph
noun
a medical instrument that records the electrical waves associated with the activity of skeletal muscles
Hypernyms: ↑medical instrument

* * *

\\“+\ noun
Etymology: electr- + myograph
: an instrument for the simultaneous recording of a visual and sound record of electric waves associated with activity of skeletal muscle that is used in the diagnosis of neuromuscular disorders
electromyographic \\“+\ adjective
electromyographically \\“+\ adverb
electromyography \\“+\ noun

* * *

electromyographic /i lek'troh muy'euh graf"ik/, adj.electromyographically, adv.electromyography /i lek'troh muy og"reuh fee/, n.
/i lek'troh muy"euh graf', -grahf'/, n.
a device for recording electric currents from an active muscle to produce an electromyogram. Abbr.: EMG
[1945-50; ELECTRO- + MYOGRAPH]

* * *

electromyˈograph noun
An instrument for recording voltages produced by muscular contraction
• • •
Main Entry:electro-

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать реферат

Look at other dictionaries:

  • electromyograph — ☆ electromyograph [ē lek΄trəmī′ō graf΄, i lek΄trə mō′ə graf΄, ē lek΄trə mī′ə graf΄, i lek΄trəmī′əgraf΄ ] n. an instrument that displays and records a graphic tracing (electromyogram) of the minute voltage changes in muscle tissue, used in the… …   English World dictionary

  • electromyograph — noun Etymology: electr + my + graph Date: 1948 an instrument that converts the electrical activity associated with functioning skeletal muscle into a visual record or into sound and is used to diagnose neuromuscular disorders and in biofeedback… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • electromyograph — electromyographic /i lek troh muy euh graf ik/, adj. electromyographically, adv. electromyography /i lek troh muy og reuh fee/, n. /i lek troh muy euh graf , grahf /, n. a device for recording electric currents from an active muscle to produce an …   Universalium

  • electromyograph — noun A device used in electromyography to generate electromyograms …   Wiktionary

  • electromyograph — An instrument for recording electrical currents generated in an active muscle. * * * elec·tro·myo·graph .graf n an instrument that converts the electrical activity associated with functioning skeletal muscle into a visual record or into sound and …   Medical dictionary

  • electromyograph — instrument for diagnosing neuromuscular disorders Scientific Instruments …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • electromyograph — e•lec•tro•my•o•graph [[t]ɪˌlɛk troʊˈmaɪ əˌgræf, ˌgrɑf[/t]] n. med a device for recording electric currents from an active muscle to produce an electromyogram. Abbr.: EMG • Etymology: 1945–50 e•lec tro•my o•graph′ic ˈgræf ɪk adj. e•lec… …   From formal English to slang

  • Электромиограф — (electromyograph) аппарат, предоставляющий обратную связь с уровнем мышечного напряжения в теле …   Общая психология: глоссарий

  • Электромиограф — (Electromyograph). Специальный прибор, который измеряет мышечную активность и напряжение (используется в биологической обратной связи) …   Теории личности: глоссарий

  • Electromyography — Not to be confused with Electronystagmography (ENG), Electrocardiography (ECG), or Electroencephalography (EEG). Electromyography Intervention ICD 9 CM 93.08 MeSH …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”