Definition of Delta rhythm

1. Noun. The normal brainwave in the encephalogram of a person in deep dreamless sleep; occurs with high voltage and low frequency (1 to 4 hertz).

Exact synonyms: Delta Wave
Generic synonyms: Brain Wave, Brainwave, Cortical Potential



Medical Definition of Delta rhythm

1. Brain waves in the electroencephalogram which have a frequency below 3 1/2 per second. They are typical in deep sleep, in infancy, and in serious brain disorders. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Delta Rhythm

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delta rhythm (current term)
delta sleep-inducing peptide
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Literary usage of Delta rhythm

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1. Jazz on Film and Video in the Library of Congress by Rebecca D. Clear (1994)
"FBB 9815 Features Ruth Brown ("Goodbye"), Cab Calloway and Jonah Jones ("I Can't Give You Anything But Love"), the delta rhythm Boys ("Dem Bones"), ..."

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