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fibrillate

[ fahy-bruh-leyt, fib-ruh- ]
/ 藞fa瑟 br蓹藢le瑟t, 藞f瑟b r蓹- /
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verb (used with object), fi路bril路lat路ed, fi路bril路lat路ing.
to cause to undergo fibrillation.
verb (used without object), fi路bril路lat路ed, fi路bril路lat路ing.
to undergo fibrillation.
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Origin of fibrillate

First recorded in 1830鈥40; fibrill(a) + -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM fibrillate

fi路bril路la路tive, adjective
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Medical definitions for fibrillate

fibrillate
[ f沫br蓹-l膩t鈥, f墨br蓹- ]

v.
To undergo or to cause to undergo fibrillation.
To make or to become fibrillar.
adj.
Being fibrillated.
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