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Pronunciation: an′ă-līz′er, -ŏr


  1. Any instrument that performs an analysis.
  2. The prism in a polariscope whereby the polarized light is examined.
  3. The neural basis of the conditioned reflex; includes all of the sensory side of the reflex arc and its central connections.
  4. A device that electronically determines the frequency and amplitude of a particular channel of an electroencephalogram.

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