Meaning of fibrillation in English:



See fibrillate

‘I've had heart fibrillation, but they gave me an electric shock, and it went back to its right place.’
  • ‘The most common cause of sudden cardiac death is ventricular fibrillation.’
  • ‘A second cardiac arrest that began with asystole was followed by ventricular fibrillation.’
  • ‘Digoxin is incapable of converting atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter to a normal sinus rhythm.’
  • ‘Wide concern has been expressed that when such criteria are used, atrial fibrillation is being undertreated in elderly people.’



/ˌfɪbrɪˈleɪʃn/ /ˌfʌɪbrɪˈleɪʃn/