resuscitator

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resuscitator

 [rĕ-sus´ĭ-ta″tor]
an apparatus for initiating respiration in persons whose breathing has stopped.

resuscitator

/re·sus·ci·ta·tor/ (-sus´ĭ-ta″tor) an apparatus for initiating respiration in persons whose breathing has stopped.

resuscitator

(rĭ-sŭs′ĭ-tā′tər)
n.
One that resuscitates, as an apparatus that forces oxygen or a mixture of oxygen and carbon dioxide into the lungs of a person who has undergone partial asphyxiation.

resuscitator

[risus′itā′tər]
an apparatus for pumping air into the lungs. It consists of a mask snugly applied over the mouth and nose, a reservoir for air, and a manually or electrically powered pump. Often oxygen may be added to the air in the reservoir. See also Ambu bag, bag-valve-mask resuscitator.

resuscitator (rēsus´itātur),

n an apparatus for initiating respiration in asphyxia.

resuscitator

an apparatus for initiating respiration in animals whose breathing has stopped.
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