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artificial respirationnoun [U]

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the act of forcing air in and out of the lungs of a person who has stopped breathing, especially by blowing into their mouth and pressing their chest to help them start breathing again: Rescuers pulled the child from the river, and she was given artificial respiration.
Translations of “artificial respiration”
in Korean 인공 호흡…
in Arabic التنَفُّس الصناعي…
in Portuguese respiração artificial…
in Catalan respiració artificial…
in Japanese 人工呼吸…
in Italian respirazione artificiale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人工呼吸…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人工呼吸…
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