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insulin shock therapy

noun

Medical Definition of INSULIN SHOCK THERAPY

:  the treatment of mental disorder (as schizophrenia) by insulin in doses sufficient to produce deep coma—called also insulin coma therapy; compare insulin shock
April 25, 2015
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