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cardioversion

[ kahr-dee-oh-vur-zhuhn, -shuhn ]
/ ˌkɑr di oʊˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən /
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noun Medicine/Medical.
restoring the rhythm of the heart to normal by applying direct-current electrical shock.
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Origin of cardioversion

First recorded in 1970–75; cardio- + (re)version
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Medical definitions for cardioversion

cardioversion
[ kär′dē-ō-vûrzhən ]

n.
Restoration of the heartbeat to normal by electrical countershock or by use of medication.
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