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resuscitator

[ri-suhs-i-tey-ter] /rɪˈsʌs ɪˌteɪ tər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that resuscitates.
2.
Medicine/Medical. a device used in the treatment of asphyxiation that, by forcing oxygen or a mixture of oxygen and carbon dioxide into the lungs, initiates respiration.
Origin of resuscitator
1840-1850
1840-50; resuscitate + -or2
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  • The resuscitator of 'Portrait' book-plates in England in recent times was the late Mr. Thoms.

    Book-Plates William J. Hardy
British Dictionary definitions for resuscitator

resuscitator

/rɪˈsʌsɪˌteɪtə/
noun
1.
an apparatus for forcing oxygen or a mixture containing oxygen into the lungs
2.
a person who resuscitates
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resuscitator in Medicine

resuscitator re·sus·ci·ta·tor (rĭ-sŭs'ĭ-tā'tər)
n.
One that resuscitates, as an apparatus that forces oxygen or a mixture of oxygen and carbon dioxide into the lungs of a person who has undergone partial asphyxiation.

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