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Noun: artificial respiration  ,aa(r)-tu'fi-shul,res-pu'rey-shun
  1. An emergency procedure whereby breathing is maintained artificially

Type of: breathing, emergency procedure, external respiration, respiration, ventilation

Part of: cardiac resuscitation, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, CPR, kiss of life, mouth-to-mouth, mouth-to-mouth resuscitation

Encyclopedia: Artificial respiration