artificial respiration

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artificial respiration noun
artificial respiration
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Learner's definition of ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION
[noncount] medical
: a process in which air is forced into and out of the lungs of a person who has stopped breathing
◊ Artificial respiration can be done by pressing on the person's chest, by blowing into the person's mouth, or by using a special machine.
see also mouth-to-mouth resuscitation
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