Definition of electroplexy in English:


Line breaks: elec¦tro|plexy
Pronunciation: /ɪˈlɛktrəplɛksi


[mass noun] British dated
Electroconvulsive therapy.
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  • The imperative need for such oxygen therapy in all patients subjected to modified electroplexy is emphasized.
  • An understanding of these relationships leads to a better comprehension of the neurophysiological events in electroplexy and thus offers opportunity for improved patient management.


1950s: from electro- + apoplexy.

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