pulmotor

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noun pul·mo·tor \ˈpu̇l-ˌmō-tər, ˈpəl-\

Definition of pulmotor

  1. :  a respiratory apparatus for pumping oxygen or air into and out of the lungs (as of an asphyxiated person)

Origin and Etymology of pulmotor

from Pulmotor, a trademark


First Known Use: 1911


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pulmotor

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noun pul·mo·tor \ˈpu̇l-ˌmōt-ər, ˈpəl-\

Medical Definition of pulmotor

  1. :  a respiratory apparatus for pumping oxygen or air into and out of the lungs (as of an asphyxiated person)

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