medical Definition of breathing machine
- He suffers from sleep apnea, so he uses a breathing machine.
- —Dan Casey, The Roanoke (Virginia) Times, 18 Apr. 2013
- The team tried to put her on a breathing machine, but the pond water had damaged her lungs too severely for oxygen to reach her blood.
- —Atul Gawande, The New Yorker, 10 Dec. 2007