restoring the rhythm of the heart to normal by applying direct-current electrical shock.
cardioversion car·di·o·ver·sion (kär’dē-ō-vûr’zhən, -shən)
Restoration of the heartbeat to normal by electrical countershock or by use of medication.
cardioverter cardioverter car·di·o·ver·ter (kär’dē-ō-vûr’tər) n. A device for administering an electric shock in cardioversion.
inflammation of the pericardium, myocardium, or endocardium, separately or in combination. noun inflammation of the heart carditis car·di·tis (kär-dī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the muscle tissue of the heart. Also called myocarditis.
a combining form occurring in compounds that denote tissue or organs associated with the heart, as specified by the initial element: myocardium; pericardium.
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