cardioversion

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noun car·dio·ver·sion \-ˈvər-zhən\

Definition of cardioversion

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

Origin and Etymology of cardioversion

cardi- + version (turning of an organ)


First Known Use: 1963


Medical Dictionary

cardioversion

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noun car·dio·ver·sion \-ˈvər-zhən also -shən\

Medical Definition of cardioversion

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


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