defibrillation

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treatment by stopping fibrillation of heart muscles (usually by electric shock delivered by a defibrillator)

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Hakeem Olajuwon, hampered by having to undergo heart defibrilation during each timeout, averages 25 points and 18 rebounds.
I'd had that many defibrilations that my chest was burned and they had to turn me over and do it on my back.