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de·fib·ril·la·tor

 (dē-fĭb′rə-lā′tər, -fī′brə-)
n.
An electrical device used to counteract fibrillation of the heart muscle and restore normal heartbeat by applying a brief electric shock.

defibrillator

(dɪˈfaɪbrɪˌleɪtə; -ˈfɪb-)
n
(Medicine) med an apparatus for stopping fibrillation of the heart by application of an electric current to the chest wall or directly to the heart

de•fi•bril•la•tor

(diˈfaɪ brəˌleɪ tər, -ˈfɪb rə-)
n.
an agent or device for arresting fibrillation of the heart muscles.
[1955–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.defibrillator - an electronic device that administers an electric shock of preset voltage to the heart through the chest wall in an attempt to restore the normal rhythm of the heart during ventricular fibrillation
electronic device - a device that accomplishes its purpose electronically
Translations

defibrillator

[dɪˈfaɪbrɪˌleɪtəʳ] Ndesfibrilador m

defibrillator

[diːˈfɪbrɪleɪtər] ndéfibrillateur m

defibrillator

n (Med) → Defibrillator m

de·fib·ril·la·tor

m. desfibrilador dispositivo, agente o instrumento que restaura el ritmo normal a las aurículas o los ventrículos;
automatic ______ automático;
manual ______ manual.

defibrillator

n desfibrilador m; automated external — (AED) desfibrilador externo automático (DEA) (V. también cardioverter-defibrillator.)
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