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be·ta rhyth·m

a wave pattern in the electroencephalogram in the frequency band of 18-30 Hz.
Synonym(s): beta wave
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beta wave

n.
An electrical oscillation occurring in the human brain at a frequency of about 13 to 30 hertz as recorded on an electroencephalogram, associated with a state of alert wakefulness. Also called beta rhythm.
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beta wave

An electroencephalographic deflection. Its frequency is between 18 and 30 Hz. See: beta rhythm
See also: wave
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