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ECT

abbr.
electroconvulsive therapy

ECT

abbreviation for
(Psychiatry) electroconvulsive therapy

ECT

electroconvulsive therapy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ECT - the administration of a strong electric current that passes through the brain to induce convulsions and comaECT - the administration of a strong electric current that passes through the brain to induce convulsions and coma
electric healing, electrical healing, electrotherapy, galvanism - the therapeutic application of electricity to the body (as in the treatment of various forms of paralysis)
shock therapy, shock treatment - treatment of certain psychotic states by the administration of shocks that are followed by convulsions
Translations

ECT

[ˌiːsiːˈtiː] n abbr (=electroconvulsive therapy) → traitement m par électrochocs, électrochocs mplectopic pregnancy [ɛkˈtɒpɪk] ngrossesse f extra-utérine

ECT

abbr of electroconvulsive therapyElektroschock m, → Elektrokrampftherapie f

ECT

abbr electroconvulsive therapy. V. therapy.
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