electrocorticography


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electrocorticography

 [e-lek″tro-kor″tĭ- kog´rah-fe]
electroencephalography with the electrodes applied directly to the cerebral cortex.

e·lec·tro·cor·ti·cog·ra·phy (ECoG),

(ē-lek'trō-kōr'ti-kog'ră-fē),
The technique of recording the electrical activity of the cerebral cortex by means of electrodes placed directly on it.

electrocorticography

/elec·tro·cor·ti·cog·ra·phy/ (-kort″ĭ-kog´rah-fe) electroencephalography with the electrodes applied directly to the cerebral cortex.

e·lec·tro·cor·ti·cog·ra·phy

(ĕ-lektrō-kōrti-kogră-fē)
The technique of recording the electrical activity of the cerebral cortex by means of electrodes placed directly on it.

e·lec·tro·cor·ti·cog·ra·phy

(ECoG) (ĕ-lektrō-kōrti-kogră-fē)
Recording technique of electrical activity of cerebral cortex with electrodes placed directly on it.

electrocorticography

electroencephalography with the electrodes applied directly to the cerebral cortex.
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