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defibrillation

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

Medical Definition of defibrillation

  1. :  restoration (as by an electric shock) of the rhythm of a fibrillating heart

defibrillate

\(ˈ)dē-ˈfib-rə-ˌlāt, -ˈfīb-\play play transitive verb

defibrillated

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defibrillating




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