breathing device


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Noun1.breathing device - a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failurebreathing device - a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure
aqualung, Aqua-Lung, scuba - a device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water; scuba is an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
oxygen mask - a breathing device that is placed over the mouth and nose; supplies oxygen from an attached storage tank
inhalator, respirator - a breathing device for administering long-term artificial respiration
resuscitator - a breathing apparatus used for resuscitation by forcing oxygen into the lungs of a person who has undergone asphyxia or arrest of respiration
snorkel - breathing device consisting of a bent tube fitting into a swimmer's mouth and extending above the surface; allows swimmer to breathe while face down in the water
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Respirator with oscillatory ventilation, Infant flow breathing device 3.
The procedure involved modifying a breathing device to be adapted for the baby.
While he's hesitant to reveal more details, Xian hinted the story will be set in a seaside town and so they are familiarizing themselves with skin diving - a free diving activity without the use of a portable breathing device.
The corpsman in charge of the Reduced Oxygen Breathing Device (ROBD) put me on "freeze," and I hopped out of the simulator to find out.
Inspiratory muscle training is already recognised as beneficial in many sports and athletes use a breathing device to make breathing more difficult, forcing the inspiratory muscles to work harder and become stronger, the report added.
Wearing a motorized breathing device while sleeping does more than relieve the daytime drowsiness caused by obstructive sleep apnea.
This is a simple five-minute, self-contained scuba-type breathing device.
In 1947, he adapted a military oxygen breathing regulator to produce a manually controlled positive pressure breathing device in order to help a friend's father who was suffering from emphysema.
Kindling said the practical application of some of the devices ASTC Jacksonville personnel use during training - including the low pressure chamber and the reduced oxygen breathing device - can provide a realistic overview to situations naval aviators might face.
When you're on land, just a yawn can do the trick, but when you're underwater and with a breathing device in your mouth, the Valsalva manoeuvre is your only defence against an exploding blood vessel and much worse.
Wallace - aided by his faithful canine sidekick - introduces a series of films about an inventor who has made a new underwater breathing device inspired by how fish survive and a clock which is powered by flies.
The first known closed-circuit breathing device using stored oxygen and absorption of carbon dioxide by an absorbent (caustic soda) was invented by Henry Fluess in 1879 to rescue mine workers who were trapped by water (Davis, 1955).