respirator

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

res·pi·ra·tor

noun \ˈres-pə-ˌrāt-ər\

Definition of RESPIRATOR

1
: a device (as a gas mask) worn over the mouth and nose to protect the respiratory system by filtering out dangerous substances (as dust or fumes) from inhaled air
2
: a device for maintaining artificial respiration <a mechanical respirator>—called also ventilator

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