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artificial respiration


artificial respiration

noun

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
March 03, 2015
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