cardioverter

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cardioverter

 [kahr´de-o-ver″ter]
an energy-storage capacitor-discharge type of condenser that is discharged with an inductance; it delivers a direct-current shock which restores normal rhythm of the heart.
automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (implantable cardioverter-defibrillator) see under defibrillator.

car·di·o·ver·ter

(kar'dē-ō-ver'ter),
A machine used to perform cardioversion.

cardioverter

/car·dio·ver·ter/ (-ver´ter) an energy-storage capacitor-discharge type of condenser which is discharged with an inductance; it delivers a direct-current shock which restores normal rhythm of the heart.
automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillator  an implantable device that detects sustained ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation and terminates it by a shock or shocks delivered directly to the atrium.

cardioverter

[-vur′tər]
a defibrillator or other instrument used to convert abnormal heart rhythms into normal rhythms.
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Cardioverter

car·di·o·ver·ter

(kahr'dē-ō-vĕr'tĕr)
A machine used to perform cardioversion.

Cardioverter

A device to apply electric shock to the chest to convert an abnormal heartbeat into a normal heartbeat.

cardioverter

an energy-storage capacitor-discharge type of condenser that is discharged with an inductance; it delivers a direct-current shock which restores normal rhythm of the heart.
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