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defibrillate

de·fib·ril·late

defibrillate

 
pronunciation:
di fI br leIt
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: defibrillated, defibrillates, defibrillating
definition: to stop the fibrillation of (a heart), usu. by administering electric shock.
derivations: defibrillatory (adj.), defibrillation (n.), defibrillator (n.)