Meaning of defibrillate in English:

defibrillate

Pronunciation /diːˈfɪbrɪleɪt/

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verb

[with object]Medicine
  • Stop the fibrillation of (a person's heart) by administering a controlled electric shock to restore the normal rhythm.

    ‘members of the medical team defibrillated his heart’
    • ‘Will had to be defibrillated and his heart massaged for half an hour’