defibrillation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

de- +‎ fibrillation

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /diːˌfɪbɹɪˈleɪʃən/

Noun[edit]

defibrillation (countable and uncountable, plural defibrillations)

  1. The stopping of the fibrillation of the heart in order to restore normal contractions, especially by the use of an electric shock.

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