electroretinogram

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electroretinogram

[i¦lek·trō′ret·ən·ə‚gram]
(medicine)
A graphic recording of the electric discharges of the retina. Abbreviated ERG.
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We will also review the line of research focusing on the visual system, particularly involving the electroretinogram since it appears to be a cost-effective peripheral marker of dopamine dysfunction among cocaine-dependent patients.
Retinal function remained steady and normal with a less than 15 percent decrease in electroretinogram response.
At the annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology in May, Collier showed electroretinograms indicating that the transplanted cells, like normal photoreceptors, conduct waves of electrical potentials in response to light.
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The team then used electroretinograms to measure visual function and found a significant loss in visual function.
For research purposes, laboratory techniques such as visual evoked potentials (VEPs), electroretinograms, and optokinetic nystagmus (OKN) can, and have, been used to study visual development.