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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

car·di·o·ver·ter

(kar'dē-ō-ver'ter),
A machine used to perform cardioversion.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

car·di·o·ver·ter

(kahr'dē-ō-vĕr'tĕr)
A machine used to perform cardioversion.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Cardioverter

A device to apply electric shock to the chest to convert an abnormal heartbeat into a normal heartbeat.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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