resuscitate


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re·sus·ci·tate

(rē-sŭs'i-tāt),
To perform resuscitation.
[L. resuscito, to raise up again, revive]

resuscitate

(rĭ-sŭs′ĭ-tāt′)
tr.v. resusci·tated, resusci·tating, resusci·tates
To restore consciousness or other signs of life to (one who appears dead): resuscitated the man after cardiac arrest.

re·sus′ci·ta·ble (-tə-bəl) adj.
re·sus′ci·ta′tion n.
re·sus′ci·ta′tive adj.

re·sus·ci·tate

(rē-sŭs'i-tāt)
To perform resuscitation.
[L. resuscito, to raise up again, revive]
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