fibrillate

verb
fi·​bril·​late | \ ˈfi-brə-ˌlāt How to pronounce fibrillate (audio) , ˈfī- \
fibrillated; fibrillating

Definition of fibrillate

intransitive verb

: to undergo or exhibit fibrillation

transitive verb

: to cause to undergo fibrillation

First Known Use of fibrillate

circa 1847, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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The first known use of fibrillate was circa 1847

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“Fibrillate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fibrillate. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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fibrillate

verb
fi·​bril·​late | \ ˈfib-rə-ˌlāt How to pronounce fibrillate (audio) , ˈfīb- How to pronounce fibrillate (audio) \
fibrillated; fibrillating

Medical Definition of fibrillate

intransitive verb

: to undergo or exhibit fibrillation

transitive verb

: to cause (as the heart) to undergo fibrillation

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