electroconvulsive

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adjective elec·tro·con·vul·sive \i-ˌlek-trō-kən-ˈvəl-siv\

Definition of electroconvulsive

  1. :  of, relating to, or involving convulsive response to electroshock electroconvulsive shocks

1943

First Known Use of electroconvulsive

1943


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electroconvulsive

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adjective elec·tro·con·vul·sive \i-ˌlek-trō-kən-ˈvəl-siv\

Medical Definition of electroconvulsive

  1. :  of, relating to, producing, or involving a convulsive response to a shock of electricity electroconvulsive shocks

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