breathing machine

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Noun1.breathing machine - a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failurebreathing machine - 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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Like many premature babies, she struggled with lung issues and had to use a breathing machine at home before moving on to an inhaler aged seven.
Jess struggled with lung issues like many premature babies, and had to use a breathing machine at home before moving onto an inhaler aged seven.
Yes, you've heard it right, this dangerous but exciting contraption can genuinely turn your quadcopter into the ultimate fire breathing machine. 
A breathing machine changes the concentration of carbon dioxide in the blood.
She's got a pretty happy demeanor." Harper is currently on a breathing machine and her condition is being monitored in Arnot Ogden's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit after she suffered some trauma during the birth.
A ventilator, also known as a respirator or breathing machine, is a medical device that provides a patient with oxygen when they are unable to breathe on their own
Several times, they tried to take him off the breathing machine. On the eighth day in the hospital, the family and the doctors decided to remove it.
They helped her to finally get out of a breathing machine and breathe on her own,' he said.
Thankfully, a bed became available in Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool, where Gwion battled for his life for two months, spending four weeks on a breathing machine.
While the North Korean soldier's vital signs were stabilizing on Saturday, he continued to remain unconscious and relying on a breathing machine. After consecutive surgeries to repair internal organ damage and other injuries, no further surgeries are planned as of yet, said Shin Mi-jeong, an official at the Ajou University Medical Center near Seoul.
Leila was rushed to Alder Hey Children's Hospital where she was hooked up to a breathing machine.
David, 41, is registered disabled with severe sleep and respiratory problems, and not been able to retrieve a breathing machine from his house in Holts Walk, Aston.