shock treatment

noun

Definition of shock treatment

  1. :  a treatment for mental illness in which the patient is given electric shocks

Word by Word Definitions

shockplay
  1. :  a pile of sheaves of grain or stalks of corn set up in a field with the butt ends down

  1. :  to collect into shocks

  1. :  the impact or encounter of individuals or groups in combat

    :  a violent shake or jar :  concussion

    :  an effect of such violence

  1. :  to strike with surprise, terror, horror, or disgust

    :  to cause to undergo a physical or nervous shock

    :  to subject to the action of an electrical discharge

  1. :  bushy, shaggy

  1. :  a thick bushy mass (as of hair)

treatmentplay
  1. :  the act or manner or an instance of treating someone or something :  handling, usage

    :  the techniques or actions customarily applied in a specified situation

    :  a substance or technique used in treating


Medical Dictionary

shock treatment

noun

Medical Definition of shock treatment


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