artificial respiration

noun

Definition of artificial respiration

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

1778

First Known Use of artificial respiration

1778


ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION Defined for English Language Learners

artificial respiration

noun

Definition of artificial respiration for English Language Learners

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


ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION Defined for Kids

artificial respiration

noun

Definition of artificial respiration for Students

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


Medical Dictionary

artificial respiration

noun

Medical Definition of artificial respiration

  1. :  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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