cardioverter

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noun car·dio·ver·ter \ˈkär-dē-ō-ˌvər-tər\

Definition of cardioverter

  1. :  a medical device for the administration of an electric shock in cardioversion The cardioverter, which is fully automatic, weighs but 90 g and is inserted like a permanent pacemaker. — John Maurice The silver-colored, pager-size device, called an implantable cardioverter defibrillator, can speed up a slow heart and slow a racing heartbeat. — Susan Page

1983

First Known Use of cardioverter

1983


Medical Dictionary

cardioverter

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noun car·dio·ver·ter \ˈkärd-ē-ō-ˌvərt-ər\

Medical Definition of cardioverter

  1. :  a device for the administration of an electric shock in cardioversion


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