Definition of electroplexy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪˈlɛktrəplɛksi/

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[mass noun] British dated
Electroconvulsive therapy.
Example sentences
  • 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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