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artificial respiration

noun

medical : a process in which air is forced into and out of the lungs of a person who has stopped breathing

Full Definition of ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION

:  the rhythmic forcing of air into and out of the lungs of a person whose breathing has stopped

First Known Use of ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION

1817

artificial respiration

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION

:  the process of restoring or initiating breathing by forcing air into and out of the lungs to establish the rhythm of inspiration and expiration—see back pressure-arm lift method, mouth-to-mouth

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