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n :  a flat disk-shaped electrode with an insulated handle that is used esp. to apply a shock of electricity to defibrillate a patient experiencing an abnormal heart rhythm - called also paddle electrode  .
Similar sounding terms:  pa·tel·la  ped·al 

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