Definition of electroshock in English:

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electroshock

Pronunciation: /əˈlektrōˌSHäk/

adjective

[attributive]
Relating to medical treatment by means of electric shocks: electroshock therapy
More example sentences
  • Electroshock therapy is used for treatment of depression and manic depression.
  • They used this technique successfully on dogs and in April 1938, they applied electroshock to their first human patient.

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Syllabification: e·lec·tro·shock

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