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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.
Rhymes with Defibrillator
How do you pronounce defibrillator?
Pronounce defibrillator as diˈfɪbrɪˌleɪtər.
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Sentences with 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.