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resuscitator

 [rĕ-sus´ĭ-ta″tor]
an apparatus for initiating respiration in persons whose breathing has stopped.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
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