Cardioversion meaning

kär'dē-ō-vûr'zhən
The restoration of the heartbeat to normal functioning by the application of electrical shock or by the use of medication.
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The restoration of the heartbeat to normal functioning by the application of electrical shock or by the use of medication.
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The treatment of cardiac arrhythmia, either with medication or by use of a machine (a cardioverter) that delivers a controlled electric current.
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Origin of cardioversion

  • cardio– (con)version
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition