fibrillate

[ fahy-bruh-leyt, fib-ruh- ]

verb (used with object),fi·bril·lat·ed, fi·bril·lat·ing.
  1. to cause to undergo fibrillation.

verb (used without object),fi·bril·lat·ed, fi·bril·lat·ing.
  1. to undergo fibrillation.

Origin of fibrillate

1
First recorded in 1830–40; fibrill(a) + -ate1

Other words from fibrillate

  • fi·bril·la·tive, adjective

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