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noun

rhythmic manual compression of the sternum or heart to restore normal heartbeat, as after cardiac arrest.

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Also called heart massage.
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Medical definitions for cardiac massage

cardiac massage

n.

A resuscitative procedure that employs the rhythmic compression of the chest and heart in an effort to restore and maintain the circulation after cardiac arrest or ventricular fibrillation.heart massage
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