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Noun: electrical shock
  1. A reflex response to the passage of electric current through the body
    "subjects received a small electrical shock when they made the wrong response";
    - electric shock, shock

Derived forms: electrical shocks

Type of: inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, unconditioned reflex

Encyclopedia: Electrical shock