car|di|o|ver|sion

car|di|o|ver|sion
car|di|o|ver|sion «KAHR dee oh VUR zhuhn, -sheen», noun.
restoration of normal heartbeat by the use of a cardioverter: »

The “cardioversion” room contains devices for administering electric shocks to restore normal rhythm in hearts that have developed dangerous arrhythmias (Scientific American).

[< cardio- + Latin versiō, ōnis a turning]

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  • cardioversion — car•di•o•ver•sion [[t]ˌkɑr di oʊˈvɜr ʒən, ʃən[/t]] n. med restoration of the normal heart rhythm by applying direct current electrical shock • Etymology: 1970–75; cardio + (re) version …   From formal English to slang

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