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artificial respirationnoun [U]

uk   /ˌɑː.tɪˈfɪʃ.əl res.pɪˈreɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌɑːr.t̬ə.fɪʃ.əl res.pɪˈreɪ.ʃən/
the ​act of ​forcingair in and out of the ​lungs of a ​person who has ​stoppedbreathing, using ​equipment or by ​blowing into ​theirmouth and ​pressingtheirchest: Rescuers ​pulled the ​child from the ​river, and she was givenartificialrespiration.
(Definition of artificial respiration from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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artificial respirationnoun [U]

 us   /ˌɑr·t̬əˈfɪʃ·əl ˌres·pəˈreɪ·ʃən/
the ​act of ​forcingair in and out of the ​lungs of a ​person who has ​stoppedbreathing
(Definition of artificial respiration from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “artificial respiration”
in Arabic التنَفُّس الصناعي…
in Korean 인공 호흡…
in Portuguese respiração artificial…
in Catalan respiració artificial…
in Japanese 人工呼吸…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人工呼吸…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人工呼吸…
in Italian respirazione artificiale…
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