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Definition of defibrillation noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

defibrillation

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌdiˌfɪbrəˈleɪʃn//
 
[uncountable] (medical)
 
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the use of a controlled electric shock from a defibrillator to return the heart to its natural rhythm
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