[ fahy-bruh-leyt, fib-ruh- ]
/ ˈfaɪ brəˌleɪt, ˈfɪb rə- /
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verb (used with object), fi·bril·lat·ed, fi·bril·lat·ing.
to cause to undergo fibrillation.
verb (used without object), fi·bril·lat·ed, fi·bril·lat·ing.
to undergo fibrillation.
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OTHER WORDS FROM fibrillatefi·bril·la·tive, adjective
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Medical definitions for fibrillate
[ fĭb′rə-lāt′, fī′brə- ]
To undergo or to cause to undergo fibrillation.
To make or to become fibrillar.
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