antifibrillatory
Any measure or medication that tends to suppress fibrillary arrhythmias (atrial fibrillation, ventricular fibrillation).

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an·ti·fi·bril·la·to·ry -'fib-rə-lə-.tōr-ē, -'fīb-, -.tȯr- adj tending to suppress or prevent cardiac fibrillation

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an·ti·fib·ril·la·to·ry (an″te-) (an″ti-fibґrĭ-lə-tor″e) 1. preventing or stopping fibrillation of the heart. 2. an agent that prevents or stops fibrillation of the heart.

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