noun. ['diːˈfɪbrɪˌleɪtɝ'] an electronic device that administers an electric shock of preset voltage to the heart through the chest wall in an attempt to restore the normal rhythm of the heart during ventricular fibrillation.
Words that Rhyme with Defibrillator
Example sentences of the word defibrillator
1. Noun, singular or mass
According to the American Heart Association, nearly 80 percent of people who receive a defibrillator or pacemaker each year are over the age of 65.