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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Restoring the rhythm of the heart to normal by applying direct-current electrical shock

Usage examples (33)
  • A well-placed source tells Us the actor, 57, underwent "cardioversion," a procedure that converts an abnormal heart rhythm back to a normal rhythm, on Wednesday night.
  • DOUGLAS: And then had a cardioversion with -- just with external paddles.
  • They put me on toprol and coumadin assuming Id get cardioversion after 4 weeks.
  • There is a one in 8,000 chance that there can be a stroke or death from the cardioversion. for more
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