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n.1.(Med.) The treatment of disease by electricity.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Effect of blood gas derangement on QTc dispersion in severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Evidence of an electropathy? Int J Cardiol.
Clinical hypoxia has been shown to cause an increase in QTd and is suggested to be an early marker of a blood gas mediated electropathy in patients with chronic obstructive airway disease (4, 5).