cardioversion


car·dio·ver·sion

noun \-ˈvər-zhən\

Definition of CARDIOVERSION

:  application of an electric shock in order to restore normal heartbeat

Origin of CARDIOVERSION

cardi- + version (turning of an organ)
First Known Use: 1963

car·dio·ver·sion

noun \-ˈvər-zhən also -shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CARDIOVERSION

: application of an electric shock in order to restore normal heartbeat

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