[ ih-lek-truh-shok ]
/ ɪˈlɛk trəˌʃɒk /
verb (used with object)
Psychiatry. to administer electroconvulsive therapy to.
to pass an electric current through.
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Medicine definitions for electroshock
[ ĭ-lĕk′trō-shŏk′ ]
To administer electroconvulsive therapy to a person.
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