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electrogram

[i′lek·trə‚gram]
(electronics)
A record of an image of an object made by sparking, usually on paper.
(meteorology)
A record, usually automatically produced, which shows the time variations of the atmospheric electric field at a given point.
(physiology)
The graphic representation of electric events in living tissues; commonly, an electrocardiogram or electroencephalogram.
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