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Definition of defibrillation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

defibrillation

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌdiːfɪbrɪˈleɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːfɪbrɪˈleɪʃn//
 
[uncountable] (medical)
 
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the use of a controlled electric shock from a defibrillator to return the heart to its natural rhythm
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: defibrillation