Definition of electroplexy in English:

electroplexy

noun

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  • [mass noun] Electroconvulsive therapy.

    • ‘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.’

Origin

1950s: from electro- + apoplexy.

Pronunciation:

electroplexy

/ɪˈlɛktrəplɛksi/