magnetoencephalography

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magnetoencephalography

[mag‚nēd·ō·in‚sef·ə′läg·rə·fē]
(medicine)
A method to detect the brain's electrical activity with an array of SQUID magnetometers positioned over the head.
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The researchers studied 14 women using a magnetoencephalograph - a machine that measures magnetic waves created by brain activity.
The delivery included a selection of Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife, Leksell Stereotactic System and Elekta Neuromag (magnetoencephalograph, MEG), according to the company.
For example, scientists can measure the brain and heart's magnetic fields with instruments called the magnetoencephalograph and magnetocardiogram, respectively.