polysomnography

A multiparameter technique used in the study of sleep

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  • Polysomnography — or PSG is a multi parametric test used in the study of sleep; the test result is called a polysomnogram. The name is derived from Greek and Latin roots: poly (many, Greek), somnus (sleep, Latin), and graphein (to write, Greek). Normal patterns of …   Wikipedia

  • polysomnography — Simultaneous and continuous monitoring of relevant normal and abnormal physiologic activity during sleep. [poly + L. somnus, sleep, + G. grapho, to write] * * * poly·som·nog·ra·phy fē n, pl …   Medical dictionary

  • polysomnogram — polysomnography /pol ee som nog reuh fee, seuhm /, n. /pol ee som neuh gram /, n. a record of a person s sleep pattern, breathing, heart activity, and limb movements during sleep. Abbr.: PSG [POLY + L somn(um) sleep + O + GRAM1; for sense of POLY …   Universalium

  • polysomnogram — polysomnography /pol ee som nog reuh fee, seuhm /, n. /pol ee som neuh gram /, n. a record of a person s sleep pattern, breathing, heart activity, and limb movements during sleep. Abbr.: PSG [POLY + L somn(um) sleep + O + GRAM1; for sense of POLY …   Useful english dictionary

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