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evoked potentials

The recorded electrical responses from nerve, muscle, sensory receptor, or area of the central nervous system following stimulation. They range from less than a microvolt to several microvolts. The evoked potential can be auditory, somatosensory, visual, or motor, or other modalities that have been reported.
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  • somatosensory evoked potential
  • auditory evoked potential
  • motor evoked potential
  • visual evoked potential
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