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desynchronization

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From desynchronize +‎ -ation or de- +‎ synchronization

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desynchronization (plural desynchronizations)

  1. (American, Oxford British English, neurology) A loss of synchronization of brain waves.
    • 1996, Jaak Pansepp, “Affective Neuroscience”, in Emotion:Interdisciplinary Perspectives[1], ISBN 0805820280, page 53:
      FIG 2.4. Analysis of event-related desynchronizations (ERDs) in the author's brain during a 4 s period following the induction of emotional states using the Clynes' technique.
  2. The loss or absence of synchronization; asynchronism.