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heart–lung machine

noun

Definition of heart–lung machine

  1. :  a mechanical pump that maintains circulation during heart surgery by shunting blood away from the heart, oxygenating it, and returning it to the body




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heart–lung machine

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noun heart–lung ma·chine \ˌhärt-ˈləŋ-mə-ˌshēn\

Medical Definition of heart–lung machine

  1. :  a mechanical pump that maintains circulation during heart surgery by shunting blood away from the heart, oxygenating it, and returning it to the body




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