noun. a graphical record of electrical activity of the brain; produced by an electroencephalograph.
- graphical record
- electro- (English)
- encephalogram (English)
- -gram (English)
Example sentences of the word electroencephalogram
1. Noun, singular or mass
If you look at an electroencephalogram, or EEG, of a petit-mal seizure it will reflect inhibition in the brain, while the EEG of a grand-mal seizure will show excitation in the brain.
An EEG, or electroencephalogram, may also be used in order to measure the electrical impulses and communication within your brain.