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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

v. - Make fine, irregular, rapid twitching movements.

Usage examples (6)
  • She had a convulsion, her respiration grew slow and shallow, her heart began to fibrillate, and she passed inexorably into coma.
  • Indeed, increasingly in the United States, death has become the province of technicians, those who fibrillate and ventilate, trache and tube, plug and unplug.
  • CHARLES WILMER, CARDIOLOGIST: He was so unstable that he would literally be shocked, go back into regular rhythm long enough to start to wake up, and then he would...
  • The atria continue to fibrillate, though, and anticoagulant medication is still required. for more
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