electroretinography
noun see electroretinograph

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  • electroretinography — The recording and study of the retinal action currents. * * * n. a method of recording changes in the electrical potential of the retina when it is stimulated by light; the recording itself is called an electroretinogram (ERG). One electrode is… …   Medical dictionary

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  • electroretinography — n. a method of recording changes in the electrical potential of the retina when it is stimulated by light; the recording itself is called an electroretinogram (ERG). One electrode is placed on the eye in a contact lens and the other is usually… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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  • Electroretinography (ERG) — A test in which the electrical potentials generated by the retina of the eye are measured when it is stimulated by light. In an ERG, an electrode is placed on the cornea at the front of the eye. The electrode measures the electrical response of… …   Medical dictionary

  • ERG — stands for electroretinography, a test in which the electrical potentials generated by the retina of the eye are measured when it is stimulated by light. In an ERG, an electrode is placed on the cornea at the front of the eye. The electrode… …   Medical dictionary

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