resuscitator

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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.

resuscitator

(rɪˈsʌsɪˌteɪtə)
n
1. (Medicine) an apparatus for forcing oxygen or a mixture containing oxygen into the lungs
2. (Medicine) a person who resuscitates

re•sus•ci•ta•tor

(rɪˈsʌs ɪˌteɪ tər)

n.
1. a person or thing that resuscitates.
2. 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.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.resuscitator - a breathing apparatus used for resuscitation by forcing oxygen into the lungs of a person who has undergone asphyxia or arrest of respirationresuscitator - a breathing apparatus used for resuscitation by forcing oxygen into the lungs of a person who has undergone asphyxia or arrest of respiration
breathing apparatus, breathing device, breathing machine, ventilator - a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure
Translations

resuscitator

[rɪˈsʌsɪteɪtəʳ] Nresucitador m

resuscitator

n (Med) → Sauerstoffapparat m

resuscitator

n. resucitador, aparato automático de asistencia respiratoria.
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A good modern automatic oxygen ventilator resuscitator gives the team the ability to concentrate on getting a casualty out while the rescuscitator aids the victim's breathing or at least protects him from the foul atmosphere.