surface electrode

(SER-fus ee-LEK-trode)

A small device that is attached to the skin to measure or cause electrical activity in the tissue under it. Surface electrodes may be used to look for problems with muscles and nerves.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "surface electrode"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "electrodo superficial"

Pequeño aparato que se adhiere a la piel para medir o causar actividad eléctrica en el tejido debajo de él. Los electrodos superficiales pueden usarse para averiguar si hay problemas con los músculos y los nervios.