electrodiagnosis

1. The use of electronic devices for diagnostic purposes. 2. By convention, the studies performed in the EMG laboratory, i.e., nerve conduction studies and needle electrode examination (EMG proper). SYN: electroneurography. 3. Determination of the nature of a disease through observation of changes in electrical activity. SYN: evoked electromyography.

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elec·tro·di·ag·no·sis -.dī-ig-'nō-səs n, pl -no·ses -.sēz diagnosis based on electrodiagnostic tests or procedures

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elec·tro·di·ag·no·sis (e-lek″tro-di″əg-noґsis) the use of electrical devices in the diagnosis of pathologic conditions.

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