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

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Definition of electroplexy in English:


[mass noun] British dated
Electroconvulsive therapy.


1950s: from electro- + apoplexy.

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