artificial ventilation

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ar·ti·fi·cial ven·ti·la·tion

any means of producing gas exchange mechanically or manually between the lungs and the surrounding air, which is not performed entirely by the person's own respiratory system.
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ar·ti·fi·cial ven·ti·la·tion

(ahr'ti-fish'ăl ven'ti-lā'shŭn)
The process of supporting breathing by application of mechanical or manual means, when normal breathing is inefficient or not present.
Synonym(s): artificial respiration.
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ar·ti·fi·cial ven·ti·la·tion

(ahr'ti-fish'ăl ven'ti-lā'shŭn)
Any means of producing gas exchange mechanically or manually between the lungs and the surrounding air, but not performed entirely by the person's own respiratory system.
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