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controlled mechanical ventilation

n.
  1. A method of artificial ventilation in which all inspirations are provided by positive pressure applied to the airway.continuous positive pressure breathing continuous positive pressure ventilation intermittent positive pressure breathing intermittent positive pressure ventilation
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