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Ventricular fibrillation

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ventricular fibrillation

(Science: cardiology) A disorganised chaotic contraction of the ventricle that fails to effectively eject blood from the ventricle.

During ventricular fibrillation the patient is unconscious and will die if emergency intervention is not undertaken (defibrillation).