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Related to heart-lung machine: Cardiopulmonary bypass machine
An apparatus through which blood is diverted in order to oxygenate it and pump it throughout the body, used especially during heart surgery to maintain circulation until normal heart and lung function are restored.
(Surgery) a machine used to maintain the circulation and oxygenation of the blood during heart surgery
a pumping device through which diverted blood is oxygenated and returned to the body during heart surgery, temporarily functioning for the heart and lungs.