life–support

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adjective \-sə-ˈpȯrt\

Definition of life–support

  1. :  providing support necessary to sustain life; especially :  of or relating to a system providing such support

1965

First Known Use of life–support

1965


Medical Dictionary

life–support

adjective

Medical Definition of life–support

  1. :  providing support necessary to sustain life; especially :  of, relating to, or being a life-support system <life–support equipment>


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