Definitions of galvanism
  1. noun
    electricity produced by chemical action
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    type of:
    a physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons
  2. noun
    the therapeutic application of electricity to the body (as in the treatment of various forms of paralysis)
    synonyms: electric healing, electrical healing, electrotherapy
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    ECT, electroconvulsive therapy, electroshock, electroshock therapy
    the administration of a strong electric current that passes through the brain to induce convulsions and coma
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    (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)
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