electrophrenic respiration

noun

Medical Definition of electrophrenic respiration

: artificial respiration by means of an electrophrenic respirator used especially in polio and other conditions in which the nervous control of breathing is impaired

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“Electrophrenic respiration.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/electrophrenic%20respiration. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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