Meaning of “mouth-to-mouth resuscitation” in the English Dictionary


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mouth-to-mouth resuscitationnoun [ U ]

us /ˈmɑʊθ tə ˈmaʊθ riˌsʌs·ɪˈteɪ·ʃən/ short form mouth-to-mouth

a way to help get air into the lungs of a person who is not breathing by blowing into the person's mouth

(Definition of “mouth-to-mouth resuscitation” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)