electrophrenic respirator

noun

: a device for the regular recurrent electrical stimulation of the phrenic nerve or nerves to induce respiratory movements artificially and induce breathing

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“Electrophrenic respirator.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/electrophrenic%20respirator. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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