electromyography
noun see electromyograph

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • electromyography — See electromyographic. * * * Process of graphically recording the electrical activity of muscle, which normally generates an electric current only when contracting or when its nerve is stimulated. Electrical impulses are shown as wavelike… …   Universalium

  • electromyography — noun A technique for evaluating and recording the activation signal of muscles. Syn: EMG See Also: electromyogram, electromyograph …   Wiktionary

  • electromyography — 1. The recording of electrical activity generated in muscle for diagnostic purposes; both surface and needle recording electrodes can be used, although characteristically the latter is employed, so that the procedure is also called needle… …   Medical dictionary

  • electromyography — n. production and study of electromyograms (graphic records of the electrical activity of muscles) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • electromyography — [ɪˌlɛktrə(ʊ)mʌɪ ɒgrəfi] noun the recording of the electrical activity of muscle tissue by means of electrodes. Derivatives electromyogram noun electromyograph noun electromyographic adjective electromyographically adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • electromyography — n. continuous recording of the electrical activity of a muscle by means of electrodes inserted into the muscle fibres. The tracing is displayed on an oscilloscope. The technique is used for diagnosing various nerve and muscle disorders and… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • electromyography — /əˌlɛktroʊmaɪˈɒgrəfi/ (say uh.lektrohmuy ogruhfee), /i / (say ee ) noun a method of investigating the action of muscles by tracking the electrical activity associated with this action, which makes use of electrodes either placed on the skin over… …   Australian English dictionary

  • electromyography — noun diagnosis of neuromuscular disorders with the use of an electromyograph (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑diagnostic procedure, ↑diagnostic technique …   Useful english dictionary

  • single fiber electromyography — (SFEMG) electromyography using a needle electrode to record the action potential of one muscle fiber at a time …   Medical dictionary

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