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Pulmotor

[puhl-moh-ter, poo l-] /ˈpʌlˌmoʊ tər, ˈpʊl-/
Trademark.
1.
a mechanical device for artificial respiration that forces oxygen into the lungs when respiration has ceased because of asphyxiation, drowning, etc.
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Pulmotor

/ˈpʌlˌməʊtə; ˈpʊl-/
noun
1.
trademark an apparatus for pumping oxygen into the lungs during artificial respiration
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Pulmotor in Medicine

pulmotor pul·mo·tor (pul'mō'tər, pŭl'-)
n.
A device used to inflate and deflate the lungs during resuscitation.

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