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Continuous

Occurring without interruption

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Attenuation

Reduction of amplitude resulting from decreased voltage

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Arrhythmic

No stable rhythms present

4

Rhythmic

EEG activity consisting of waves of approximate constant frequency

5

Synchronous

Simultaneous appearing in time of activity over homologous head regions

6

Focal

Restricted to one region

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Lateralized

Coming from one side of the head

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Bilateral

Coming from both sides of the head

9

Diffuse

Occurring over large areas of one or both sides of the head

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Generalized

Present in all areas

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Slow waves

Potential with more than 200 ms duration

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Sinusoidal

EEG activity resembles sine waves

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Spikes

A potential with less than 70 ms duration

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Polyspikes

Sequence of two or more spikes

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Sharp waves

A potential with more than 70 ms duration, but less than 200 ms duration

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Regular

Consistent form