life–support

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adjective life–sup·port \ˈlīf-sə-ˈpȯrt\

Definition of life–support

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

1959

First Known Use of life–support

1959


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life–support

adjective life–sup·port

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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