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iron lung

noun [C] uk   us  
a machine with a large metal tube that pushes air in and out of someone's lungs to help them when it is difficult to breathe because of an illness
Translations of “iron lung”
in Chinese (Traditional) 鐵肺,人工呼吸器…
in Chinese (Simplified) 铁肺,人工呼吸器…
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