Defibrillation definition

dē-fĭbrə-lāshən
Termination of fibrillation of the heart muscle and restoration of normal heart rhythm, especially by one or more electric shocks administered by paddles applied to the chest.
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The stopping of the fibrillation of the heart in order to restore normal contractions, especially by the use of an electric shock.
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Noun

Singular:
defibrillation
Plural:
defibrillations