mouth-to-mouth resuscitation

noun

Definition of mouth-to-mouth resuscitation

:a method of helping a person who is not breathing to start breathing again by blowing air into the person's mouth and lungs

Word by Word Definitions

mouth-to-mouth
  1. : of, relating to, or being a method of artificial respiration in which the rescuer's mouth is placed tightly over the victim's mouth in order to force air into the victim's lungs by blowing forcefully enough every few seconds to inflate them

resuscitate play resuscitation
  1. : to revive from apparent death or from unconsciousness

  2. : come to, revive


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