[noo-moh-en-sef-uh-luh-gram, nyoo-] /ˌnu moʊ ɛnˈsɛf ə ləˌgræm, ˌnyu-/

noun, Medicine/Medical.
an made after the replacement of the cerebrospinal fluid by air or gas, rarely used since the development of the CAT scanner.
See encephalogram


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