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mapping

 [map´ing]
the creation on a flat surface of a representation of an area, showing the relative position of various features.
cardiac mapping an electrophysiological procedure in which electric potentials recorded by electrodes placed directly on the heart are processed to give a two-dimensional display of the origin and path of an electrical impulse as it depolarizes the heart.
genetic mapping determination of the location of genes on chromosomes.
intraoperative lymphatic mapping sentinel node biopsy.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

map·ping

(map'ing),
The process of identifying the relative position of sites or elements.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

mapping

An informatics term of art, used in the context of representing or exchanging data, for connecting items or symbols to codes or concepts.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

mapping

The process of determining the order of GENES, and their functions, on the CHROMOSOMES. The human genome project, currently under way, is designed to map the entire collection of the human chromosomes, with incalculable potential benefit to humankind, and a huge increase in responsibility for the application of the knowledge.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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Hallett, "Reorganization of brain functional small-world networks during finger movements," Human Brain Mapping, vol.
Working with young people who have sexual behavior problems is no different than working with other patients when the practitioner is considering the use of biofeedback, CES, qEEG brain mapping, and/or neurofeedback.
The introduction was held at the 16th annual meeting of the Organisation of Human Brain Mapping taking place on 6-10 June 2010 in Barcelona, Spain.
This seventh edition offers new material on new procedures such as awake craniotomies, brain mapping, and endovascular techniques, and reveals the latest understanding of conditions such as dural arteriovenous malformations and new monitoring modalities such as cerebral microdialysis.
Using functional connectivity brain mapping, they found that amyloid plaques--beta protein deposits considered one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease--are present in the brains of people with Alzheimer's as well as some healthy elderly people who do not show behavioral evidence of the disease.
Adding QEEG to neurofeedback training allows practitioners to use topical brain mapping with normative databases to help identify EEG abnormalities.
A new study published online in Human Brain Mapping reports that elderly individuals who were obese or overweight had significantly less brain tissue than individuals of normal weight.
The exhumation will not help until the involved police officers and all other suspected persons are arrested, interrogated and put to brain mapping test.
29, 2005 online issue of the journal Human Brain Mapping, it was concluded that the human brain goes through considerable development until the mid-20s.
Lara Menzies, of the university's Brain Mapping Unit said: "Impaired function in areas of the brain associated with stopping motor responses may contribute to OCD."
The psychologist's documentation of an organic cause of the neurocognitive impairment compared favorably to an abnormal finding on a computerized brain mapping electroencephalogram (EEG).