defibrillator
[ dee-fahy-bruh-ley-ter ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
1936 from 'stopping of fibrillation'
Synonyms
  • paddles
  • crash cart
Antonyms
  • unavailable
Definition
an agent or device for arresting fibrillation of the atrial or ventricular muscles of the heart
Example
The defibrillator helped his heart condition and saved his life.
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