electroconvulsive

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electro- +‎ convulsive

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electroconvulsive (comparative more electroconvulsive, superlative most electroconvulsive)

  1. (medicine) Causing seizures or convulsions by means of strong electrical shocks.
    Electroconvulsive therapy is virtually a last-resort technique.

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