e|lec|tro|my|o|graph


e|lec|tro|my|o|graph
e|lec|tro|my|o|graph «ih LEHK troh MY uh graf, -grahf», noun.
an instrument that records differences in the electric potential of muscles. It is used to diagnose muscular ailments.
[< electro- + Greek mys, myós muscle + English -graph]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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