Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a pacemaker.

Etymologies

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pacemaker +‎ -like

Examples

  • In June 2003, she became the first patient in London to receive surgically implanted wires to treat depression -- a little pacemakerlike device on the left side of her neck.

    THE BODY ELECTRIC

  • With deep brain stimulation, which was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2002 for advanced Parkinson's and has been performed on thousands of patients, a surgeon implants electrodes in the brain, which are then connected to a pacemakerlike device that can be adjusted and turned on and off.

    Front Page - The Washington Times

  • The procedure involves use of a pacemakerlike device that delivers electrical jolts to the brain.

    dispatch.com: RSS

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