Medical Dictionary


noun de·fi·bril·la·tion
\(ˌ)dē-ˌfib-rə-ˈlā-shən, -ˌfīb-\

Medical Definition of DEFIBRILLATION

:  restoration (as by an electric shock) of the rhythm of a fibrillating heart
de·fi·bril·late \(ˈ)dē-ˈfib-rə-ˌlāt, -ˈfīb-\ transitive verb, de·fi·bril·lat·ed de·fi·bril·lat·ing
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