rebreathe

verb
re·​breathe | \ (ˈ)rē-ˈbrēt͟h How to pronounce rebreathe (audio) \
rebreathed; rebreathing

Medical Definition of rebreathe

transitive verb

: to breathe (as reconstituted air) again

intransitive verb

: to inhale previously exhaled air or gases

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