Definition of electroshock in English:

electroshock

Pronunciation /əˈlektrōˌSHäk/ /əˈlɛktroʊˌʃɑk/

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adjective

attributive
  • Relating to medical treatment by means of electric shocks.

    ‘electroshock therapy’
    • ‘Electroshock therapy is used for treatment of depression and manic depression.’
    • ‘They used this technique successfully on dogs and in April 1938, they applied electroshock to their first human patient.’