Definition of encephalogram in US English:



  • An image, trace, or other record of the structure or electrical activity of the brain.

    • ‘Respiratory-related evoked potentials were measured with scalp encephalograms in response to inspiratory occlusions of 200-millisecond duration.’
    • ‘Its main features are rhythmic myoclonic jerks when drowsy or asleep, which stop if the child is woken, and normal encephalograms during or after the episodes.’
    • ‘Cardiogram and encephalogram were unremarkable.’
    • ‘Contemporary physicians can use highly refined technologies, such as stethoscopes, electrocardiograms, and encephalograms, to detect minimal life signs.’