Definition of electromyogram in English:

electromyogram

noun

Medicine
  • A record or display produced by electromyography.

    • ‘Shivering was recorded by using both an electromyogram and a 4-point observational scale.’
    • ‘Sensitivity can be improved by using a multipolar esophageal electrode to record the amplitude of the diaphragmatic electromyogram elicited by phrenic nerve stimulation.’
    • ‘Controversy arises because an electromyogram often cannot detect increased resting muscle tension in patients diagnosed with tension-type headache.’
    • ‘Which of the following is the most likely cause of the findings displayed with arrows in the right and left leg electromyograms (EMGs)?’
    • ‘A normal electromyogram suggests that a patient will not develop respiratory failure.’

Pronunciation:

electromyogram

/ɪˌlɛktrə(ʊ)ˈmʌɪə(ʊ)ɡram/