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electroconvulsive therapy

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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /i-ˌlek-trō-kən-ˈvəl-siv ˈθɛr ə pi/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /i-ˌlek-trō-kən-ˈvəl-siv ˈθɛr ə pi/

Definitions of electroconvulsive therapy words

  • noun electroconvulsive therapy the treatment of certain psychotic conditions by passing an electric current through the brain to induce coma or convulsions 0
  • abbreviation ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY electroshock therapy 0
  • noun electroconvulsive therapy (medicine) A biomedical therapy for severely depressed patients in which a brief electric current is sent through the brain of an anesthetized patient. 0

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electroconvulsive therapy popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 55% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 54% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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