electromyograph

electromyograph
An instrument for recording electrical currents generated in an active muscle.

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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 has been used to diagnose neuromuscular disorders and in biofeedback training
elec·tro·myo·graph·ic -.mī-ə-'graf-ik adj
elec·tro·myo·graph·i·cal·ly -i-k(ə-)lē adv
elec·tro·my·og·ra·phy -mī-'äg-rə-fē n, pl -phies

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elec·tro·myo·graph (e-lek″tro-miґo-graf) the instrument used in electromyography.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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