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countershock in Medicine

countershock

(kountər-shŏk′)
n.
  1. An electric shock that is applied to the chest to restore normal rhythm of the heart.
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  • Among them is the shock which cuts off the past and the countershock which reawakens memory.

    The Million Dollar Mystery

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