Definition of electroencephalography in English:



mass noun
  • The measurement of electrical activity in different parts of the brain and its recording as a visual trace (on paper or on an oscilloscope screen).

    • ‘Many different specialties use electroencephalography services.’
    • ‘The goal of brain wave biofeedback is to teach people to control their own brain wave patterns using electroencephalography feedback.’
    • ‘Useful clinical investigations for the diagnosis of RS are electroencephalography monitoring and brain magnetic resonance imaging studies.’
    • ‘Initial investigations, including computed tomography of the brain and 24 hour electroencephalography, gave normal results.’
    • ‘In October 1999, Ms W underwent a second neurosurgical procedure under local anesthesia with intraoperative electroencephalography.’
    • ‘The American Academy of Neurology has published guidelines on the use of electroencephalography to evaluate the occurrence of a first seizure in children.’
    • ‘Standard 21-channel electroencephalography was performed on those infants noted to be eligible.’
    • ‘Thus it is widely known that you need to request electroencephalography in a patient with ‘funny turns’ in order to prove or exclude epilepsy.’
    • ‘One of these techniques is quantitative electroencephalography imaging, a measure associated with blood flow in the brain.’
    • ‘Supportive measures would include video recordings of the events, expert electroencephalography interpretation, and access to tertiary neuroradiology and paediatric neurology services.’



/ɪˌlɛktrəʊɪnˌsɛfəˈlɒɡrəfi/ /ɪˌlɛktrəʊɪnˌkɛfəˈlɒɡrəfi/